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Are polycarbonate containers containing BPA safe for food and beverages?

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a chemical commonly found in polycarbonate plastics that, at high levels, has been shown to have adverse effects. Although many believe that any level of BPA is unsafe for contact with food and beverages, several studies have shown that at low levels, it does not seem to have any measurable effect on humans. The following links may help clear up some of the misconstrued information out there about the dangers of BPA.

If BPA-free products are important to you, alternatives are sometimes available. Keep an eye out for labels like the one on this page that are sometimes printed on BPA-free products.

Title: Are polycarbonate containers containing BPA safe for food and beverages?
Description: Clearing up some of the misconstrued information about the dangers of BPA.
Published: 4/25/2008
Last Edited: 1/23/2023
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