Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Heat Can Leach Potentially Dangerous Chemical From Plastic Bottles

Some concerns have been raised over a chemical found in some plastics, including baby bottles. A new study from the University of Cincinnati shows that the chemical can leech with exposure to extreme heat, such as adding boiling water. The chemical is Bisphenol A or "BPA." Concerns have continued to grow over this chemical since August 2007 when a government panel "expressed concern" that it may cause neural and behavioral problems among children.

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