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What does BPA stand for?

BPA stands for Bisphenol A

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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.
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.
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.