- Toxic baby bottles in Canada
Here is a pdf version of the report written by Environmental Defence on the concerns they have with Bisphenol-A and baby bottles.
- A Warning For Parents With Young Children
Hot water is used to sterilize plastic baby bottles. Researchers have discovered that this could result in a 55 fold increase in the levels of Bisphenol-A that leach from the plastic.
- Why polycarbonates are bad for you
Time to stay away from the water cooler. Read why polycarbonates may be causing all sorts of health problems.
- Toxic Baby Bottles
Scientific stud finds that some plastic baby bottles are leaching chemicals
- Plastics chemical linked to cancer
Plastic containers and baby bottles may be a contributing factor in development of breast cancer.
- Bisphenol A Expert Panel Findings
There is considerable controversy and a lack of consensus on the dangers of BPA to humans. In August of 2007 a panel of experts was convened to try to get a better understanding of the potential dangers. This pdf document is a summary of the results.
- Bisphenol-A: A Known Endocrine Disruptor
A report written in 2000 concludes that the safe levels of Bisphenol A are not properly set and pose a potentially serious health hazard.
- A Guide to Using Plastics Responsibly
Here is a document that is a must read for parents with young children. It describes how plastics are rated, which ones are safe and what procedures should be followed to minimize any health concerns.
- Contradictions in Bisphenol A Research Results
Published in June, 2007 this article reviews some of the research done on BPA (Bisphenol-A) with a focus on trying to explain the contradiction between the results found by industry sponsored testing and those found by independent laboratories.
A Perspective From a Scientist And Mother on Bisphenol Research
Here is a short article written by a researcher trying to come to terms with what approach to take with her child when dealing with potentiallly harmful effects of toxic chemicals in plastics.
Bisphenol-A and Link To Obesity
A short article presenting two opposing views on the health effects of Bisphenol-A on humans.
- Endocrine Disruptors in Your Home
Here is a link to a pfd file that shows a graphic of a typical house and points out where chemical dangers lurk room by room. The graphic was done for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel when they recently ran a feature section on the dangers of Bisphenol A.
Are Plastic Baby Bottles Harmful
Time magazine presents the various sids of the BPA (Bisphenol-A) debate and recommends: The obvious solution may seem to be, when in doubt, ban it. If there's a chance that bisphenol A hurts kids, then why run the risk?
- Is Plastic Making Us Fat?
On January 14, 2008 the Boston Globe newspaper published an article entitled "Is plastic making us fat?". It reports on how researchers are looking into the possible association between exposure to endocrine disruptors like Bisphenol-A and the obesity epidemic in society."