A review on sources and health impacts of bisphenol A

  title={A review on sources and health impacts of bisphenol A},
  author={Anna Abraham and Paromita Chakraborty},
  journal={Reviews on Environmental Health},
  pages={201 - 210}
Abstract Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a synthetic chemical used in the manufacturing of polycarbonates and epoxy resins. This paper is a review of studies reporting the occurrences and concentrations of BPA in the environment and associated impact on human health. Studies have found that at high temperature conditions such as open burning of dumped waste in developing nations can relocate BPA from plastic waste into the environment. BPA is a proven endocrine disruptor capable of mimicking or blocking… 

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