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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Placental concentrations of bisphenol A and birth weight from births in the Southeastern U.S.
According to the results, it is concluded that bisphenol A (BPA) increased expression of HO-1 gene more than Gadd45 gene at high doses.
Bisphenol A concentrations in soft drinks and foods stored in cans with epoxy coating also have been analyzed.
The yeast oestrogen screen, previously described by Routledge and Sumpter, 1996 [43] was used to assess the oestrogenic potency of the naturally occurring 17p-oestradiol and Bisphenol A. Stock solutions of both test chemicals were prepared by weighing each into sterile glass universals and diluting in sterile molecular grade ethanol.
During that review, local authorities cautioned that parents should not use baby bottles that contain the chemical and health authorities also emphasised that countries around the world have not taken any clear-cut decision on the use of bisphenol A.
Studies revealed that bisphenol A causes adverse effects on brain, reproductive system, and liver [10,11].
French agency has published the results of its Bisphenol A's risk assessment.
Bisphenol A is used to manufacture food containers such as bottles or babies' bottles.
Summary: France:The French parliament voted Thursday to ban the use of bisphenol A, a chemical thought ...
Keywords: Migration, Polymeric Materials, Bisphenol A, Polycarbonate, Tritan.
Certain chemical substances, such as bisphenol A or phthalates are used widely in everyday products.