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Study Links BPA to Polycarbonate Bottles
9:20 AM MDT | May 29, 2009
People who drink from bottles made of polycarbonate may have up to 69% higher concentration of BPA in their urine, according to a study on bisphenol A (BPA) exposure by the Harvard School of Public Health (Cambridge) published recently in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. The researchers in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control studied the impact of cold beverage consumption from polycarbonate bottles on measurable urinary BPA concentrations among 77 student volunteers. The study required participants to first wash BPA out of their...
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