Bisphenol A - Application, sources of exposure and potential risks in infants, children and pregnant women.

@article{Mikoajewska2015BisphenolA,
  title={Bisphenol A - Application, sources of exposure and potential risks in infants, children and pregnant women.},
  author={Karolina Mikołajewska and Joanna Stragierowicz and Jolanta Gromadzińska},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  year={2015},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={209-41}
}
Bisphenol A (BPA) is used in the chemical industry as a monomer in the production of plastics. It belongs to a group of compounds that disturb some of the functions of human body, the endocrine system in particular. Extensive use of BPA in manufacturing products that come in contact with food increases the risk of exposure to this compound, mainly through the digestive tract. Literature data indicate that exposure to bisphenol A even at low doses may result in adverse health effects. The… CONTINUE READING
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