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Bisphenol A (BPA) in Plastics and Possible Human Health Effects [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2011.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (14 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Administrative law.
Animal experimentation.
Public health.
System Details:
System requirements: PDF reader software.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Jan. 2013). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Contributor:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Bisphenol A (BPA) in Plastics and Possible Human Health Effects
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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