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Lead-free glass decor

Whether on baby bottles, beer mugs or perfume bottles, imprints on glass consist mainly of lead oxide. Fraunhofer researchers have developed printing inks for glass that do not contain any toxic elements. ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Hormone-mimicking chemicals cause inter-species mating

Hormone-mimicking chemicals released into rivers have been found to impact the mating choices of fish, a new study has revealed. The controversial chemical BPA, which emits oestrogen-like properties, was found to alter an ...

Jul 11, 2012
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Europe bans baby bottles with Bisphenol-A

Europe on Thursday banned baby bottles containing the chemical Bisphenol-A as of early next year over fears it may harm the health of children throughout the EU's half a billion population.

Nov 25, 2010
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To Ban BPA in Plastics or Not -- That is the Question

Nearly three decades of bickering and wrangling among scientists and the chemical industry about the safety of bisphenol A, (BPA) used pervasively in consumer products finally has a new interested party—The ...

Apr 26, 2010 weblog
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Plastics component affects intestine: study

The chemical Bisphenol A used in plastic containers and drinks cans has been shown for the first time to affect the functioning of the intestines, according to a French study published Monday.

Dec 14, 2009
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Predicting health risks of everyday chemicals

Concern over the safety of everyday household products, such as baby bottles and soaps, has spurred a wide-ranging research effort into predicting the health risks of tens of thousands of chemicals. That's the topic of the ...

Oct 16, 2013
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Exposure to BPA associated with reduced semen quality

Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente ...

Oct 28, 2010
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