Are #BPA-free Plastics really safe? Most Plastic Products release Estrogenic Chemicals…

Are BPA-Free Plastics Really Safe?

Scientists suspect thousands of chemicals may be estrogenically active

BPA is only part of the story. For their study, researchers tested more than 500 BPA-free consumer products for other estrogenically active chemicals and found that 92 % of the products readily leached the potentially hazardous compounds. Leaching was more common when products experienced ordinary stresses like dishwashing, microwaving and exposure to sunlight.

Read Are BPA-Free Plastics Really Safe?
by Mike Usey, LiveScience, 13 March 2011

Sources Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals:
A Potential Health Problem That Can Be Solved
, NCBI 2011

About these ads
Leave a comment

Please leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 462 other followers

%d bloggers like this: