Bisphenol A - Definition

May 2017


Definition


Bisphenol A is a chemical component used in the manufacturing of cans, the printing of receipts, credit cards, etc. Until 2010, it was used in the manufacturing of baby pacifiers. Its use was banned at this date, because bisphenol A is a carcinogenic substance that causes disorders in endocrine metabolism.

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