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Health Officials Say BPA Poses ‘Minimal’ Risk to Human Reproductive Systems

3:15 PM MST | November 30, 2007 | Kara Sissell

A panel of experts convened by the U.S. government's National Institutes of Health (NIH; Bethesda, MD) toxicology program released its final report on suspected human health effects from exposure to bisphenol a (BPA), saying there is “minimal concern” that BPA exposure could cause reproductive health problems in humans. However, the panel says there may be “some concern” regarding possible adverse effects on human neural and behavioral functions. The panel also says it has “minimal concern” that BPA could harm prostate effects...

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