Bisphenol A: invisible pollution

@article{Groff2010BisphenolAI,
  title={Bisphenol A: invisible pollution},
  author={Tricia Groff},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={524–529}
}
  • T. Groff
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pediatrics
Purpose of review Bisphenol A (BPA) is a high volume chemical used in a wide variety of products, including plastic bottles and canned goods. Based on widespread human exposure and endocrine effects observed first in animal studies and now in humans, this chemical is being extensively studied. Most physicians have not had formal teaching regarding human risks from environmental exposures such as BPA. This article aims to provide: 1) a basis for learning about BPA as an environmental exposure… 

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