Are polycarbonate containers containing BPA safe for food and beverages?

BPA-free

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a chemical commonly found in polycarbanate 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 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.

Article Title:
Are polycarbonate containers containing BPA safe for food and beverages?
Article Summary:
Clearing up some of the misconstrued information about the dangers of BPA.
Article Date:
4/25/2008
Article ID:
412
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