Levels of bisphenol-A in different paper products in Guangzhou, China, and assessment of human exposure via dermal contact.

@article{Fan2015LevelsOB,
  title={Levels of bisphenol-A in different paper products in Guangzhou, China, and assessment of human exposure via dermal contact.},
  author={Ruifang Fan and Biyan Zeng and Xiaosu Liu and Chao Chen and Qinwei Zhuang and Yongjun Wang and Mingli Hu and Yanshan Lv and Junnan Li and Yuanxiu Zhou and Zhi Yuan William Lin},
  journal={Environmental science. Processes & impacts},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={667-73}
}
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical widely used both in plastics production as a food and beverage container and in thermal papers as a color developer. Dietary consumption is the main route of human exposure to BPA, but dermal absorption through handling different papers might be underestimated or ignored. In this study, BPA in different paper products, including different types of papers, receipts and Chinese currencies, were investigated. BPA was detected in receipts (n = 87) and Chinese… CONTINUE READING