ChemSec opinion: BPA is far from safe

ChemSec, the International Chemical Secretariat, is concerned with the media presentation of EFSA’s recent scientific opinion on BPA

New FPF report: Study shows endocrine activity of BPA analogs

Scientists demonstrate that bisphenol F and bisphenol S exhibit almost a comparable endocrine activity as bisphenol A

BPA and its alternative BPS may cause changes in brain development

The Washington Post reports on a new study showing BPA and BPS exposure to affect neurodevelopment in embryonic zebrafish

BPA substitute disrupts heart rhythm

New study on BPS toxicity presented at Endocrine Society annual meeting; finds BPS to disrupt heart rhythm in female rats

Some BPA-free plastics are estrogenic

Mother Jones reports on new controversial scientific study comparing estrogenic activity of different BPA-free labeled plastic products

Alternatives to bisphenol A

Replacement of endocrine disrupting chemical taking place for some products, other applications face more obstacles according to a report in Nature

Replacing BPA with equally unsafe alternatives

Philadelphia newspaper reports on U.S. research efforts into BPA; adds to evidence that BPA is harmful; worrisome alternatives marketed

Discussion over the health risks arising from BPA substitute

New study finds BPS to disrupt hormone signaling in rat cell, discussion about BPA replacement increases

BPA replacement also interferes with the endocrine system at low doses

New study shows that BPS, a BPA replacement, leads to cell proliferation at low doses and interferes with normal estradiol induced signaling pathways