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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Gulf News has learnt, however, that Dubai Municipality is reviewing its policy on bisphenol A and will clarify its position later this week.
The Panel warned that it had "concern" that exposure to Bisphenol A for infants and children, as well as in utero exposure, causes neural and behavioral effects.
The aromatic diol compounds used were bisphenol A, p-dihydroxy benzene, 4,4'-diphenol methane and p,p'-diphenol (bisphenol).
Bisphenol A, a chemical feedstock for PC, is under regulatory and consumer pressure due to allegations it poses potential health hazards as an endocrine mimic.
They used a solution of bisphenol A, a well-known hormone disrupter, in the process.
They admit lining cans with bisphenol A which is thought to trigger early puberty in female animals and slash the growth of male sex organs.
In its final report, NTP concluded there was 'no convincing evidence that bisphenol A was carcinogenic.
LONDON -- A prominent industrial chemical, hydrogenated bisphenol A (otherwise called HBPA) is extensively used as a raw material in the production of epoxy resins as well as engineering plastics since it acts as co-monomers in polymerization.
LONDON, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Bisphenol A Bisphenol A (chemical formula: C15H16O2) is a carbon-based synthetic compound used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.
The present report is an essential resource for a one looking for detailed information on the world bisphenol A market.
Polycarbonates are derivates of Bisphenol A and are known for their lightweight, toughness, optical clarity resistance to heat, and electrical resistance.
In January 2013 county executive Steve Bellone of Suffolk, New York, made history when he signed the "Safer Sales Slip Act," a first-in-the-nation ban of thermal receipt paper coated with bisphenol A (BPA).