bisphenol A

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bisphenol A

[bī′sfēn·ȯl ′ā]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2C(C6H5OH)2 Brown crystals that are insoluble in water; used in the production of phenolic and epoxy resins.
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In addition, the Bisphenol A plant at the Freeport epoxy facility experienced an unplanned outage.
Maternal, placental and fetal exposure to bisphenol A in women with and without preeclampsia.
Bisphenol A industry supply scenario in Japan from 2005 to 2019, comprising plant capacity growth and installed plant capacity by production process and technology
Bisphenol A with purity >99% (Daejung, Korea), tripure and DEPC (Roche, Sigma, Germany), and C-DNA kit (Amplisens Co.
Comment: Because of concerns that bisphenol A is an endocrine disrupter, this chemical has been removed from some consumer products.
Bisphenol A accelerates terminal differentiation of 3T3-L1 cells into adipocytes through the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase pathway.
Caption: Family resemblance Bisphenol A and bisphenol S, often used as an alternative to BPA in plastics and other products, have similar chemical structures (shown below).
The group was referring to the DOH administrative order titled, "Prohibition on the Manufacture, Importation, Advertisement and Sale of Polycarbonate Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups Containing Bisphenol A in the Philippines," a draft of which was released in 2013, but has yet to be signed and implemented.
Bisphenol A disrupts thenormal activity of endogenous oestrogens by restricting the proper function of the oestrogen nuclear hormone receptors in a variety of target tissues [28].
Chugoku Marine Paints has been granted a patent for a high solid anticorrosive coating composition comprised of (A) a main component comprised of a semisolid state bisphenol epoxy resin (a1) having an epoxy equivalent weight of 260 to 280; and (B) a curing component comprised of an epoxy adduct of xylylenediamine (b1) and an epoxy adduct of polyamide (b2), the curing component (B) is comprised of 50 to 200 parts by weight of the epoxy adduct of polyamide (b2) per 100 parts by weight of the epoxy adduct of xylylenediamine (b1), wherein the total amount of the bisphenol epoxy resin (a1), the epoxy adduct of xylylenediamine (b1) and the epoxy adduct of polyamide (b2), j(a1)+(b1)+(b2)), in the coating composition is 15 to 45 weight percent.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic chemical that has been widely used in plastic manufacturing since the 1950s.