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What does BPA stand for?
BPA stands for Bisphenol A
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We have 289 other meanings of BPA in our Acronym Attic
- Benefit Plan Audit (various locations)
- Bernard Perreten Architecture, Inc (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
- Best Player Available (sports draft picks)
- Best Poster Award
- Bid Price Adjustment
- BigPond Advance (Telstra)
- Bijzonder Plan van Aanleg (Dutch: Special Planning Scheme; Belgium)
- Bilateral Payment Arrangement
- Billed Per Amount
- Bin Packing Algorithm
- Black Police Association (various locations)
- Black Psychiatrists of America
- Blade Pitch Angle
- Blanket Purchase Agreement
- Blanket Purchase Authority
- Blocked Precedence Announcement
- Blood Pattern Analysis
- Board of Professional Affairs
- Boardgame Players Association (Greenville, SC)
- Bonnes Pratiques Agricoles (French: Good Agricultural Practices)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Foods wrapped in plastic film may expose people to bisphenol A and phthalates, compounds regarded as endocrine disruptors with potential risks to human health.
Polycarbonate resin produced from bisphenol A has been used as a material for a light guide plate, suitable, for example, for use in a portable phone, a portable game machine, or a car navigation system, because of its transparency and thermal resistance, coupled with low moisture absorption and toughness.
Bisphenol AF is a homologue of bisphenol A and is used in the production of trifluoromethyl-containing polymers.
The study, released in May by the National Work-group for Safe Markets, looked at bisphenol A levels in 50 cans of food from 19 states and a Canadian province.
The FDA Science Board Subcommittee on bisphenol A indicated in its report that the FDA, in a draft risk assessment performed this year on the chemical, didn’t test an adequate number of infant formula samples and ignored numerous studies that focused on the harmful nature of the substance.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, linking the chemical bisphenol A to serious human diseases.
Today, however, research by scientists at Exeter University, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (Jama), finds that adults with higher levels of bisphenol A in their bodies have higher rates of certain diseases.