Provides background on Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic chemical compound used to produce certain types of plastic, including those used in food containers. Addresses controversy related to health effects in human infants due to BPA exposure, based on scientific tests conducted on animals. Outlines current Federal BPA regulation, events surrounding current controversy, and recent Congressional activity.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Bisphenol A (BPA) in Plastics and Possible Human Health Effects