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BPA

abbr.
bisphenol A
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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BPA

abbr bisphenol A.
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The "Global BPA & Non-BPA Cans Market Outlook Industry Analysis Opportunity Evaluation 2018-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
group has reiterated that BPA, an industrial chemical found in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, should be disallowed in baby food contact materials as a precaution against health-damaging exposure to BPA.
EcoWaste, in a letter to DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Director General Nela Charade Puno, said that 'BPA, an endocrine-disrupting and reprotoxic chemical, should not be present in children's products, especially in food contact materials such as feeding bottles and sippy cups.'
BPA is a recognized endocrine-disrupting chemical (EDC), with actions mediated through multiple membrane and nuclear estrogen receptors (ER), as well as interactions with other receptor pathways (Acconcia et al.
During the inauguration, recently in Abuja, the Minister of Health, While inaugurating the committee, Adewole noted that the BPA was not only used in bottled water plastics but also a structural component in Polycarbonate plastic used for consumer and industrial products.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is extensively used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.
Prenatal BPA exposure does appear to be a factor in another childhood epidemic: obesity.
The reproductive system is particularly susceptible to the endocrine-disrupting activity of BPA. BPA has been shown to interact with estrogen receptors and to act as an agonist or antagonist via estrogen receptor- (ER-) dependent signaling pathways.
Today, you'll find canned foods labeled "BPA free" in many grocery stores--especially co-ops and health foods stores geared toward conscientious eaters.
65 warning extends to online sales, meaning wineries shipping to California residents should post a BPA warning during online checkout or face penalties of up to $2,500 per day.