Bisphenol A exposure via thermal paper receipts.

  title={Bisphenol A exposure via thermal paper receipts.},
  author={Simo P Porras and Milla Hein{\"a}l{\"a} and Tiina Santonen},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  volume={230 3},
Bisphenol A (BPA) has one of the highest production volumes of all chemicals worldwide. It has been widely studied because of its endocrine modulating activity. In addition to dietary intake, absorption of BPA via the skin from handling thermal papers is believed to be a relevant route of exposure. We studied BPA exposure via thermal paper receipts in simulation experiments performed by three volunteers, and examined urinary excretion of BPA. We also evaluated background BPA excretion among the… CONTINUE READING

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