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"The highest estimates for aggregated exposure to BPA from both dietary and non-dietary sources are 3 to 5 times lower than the TDI, depending on the age group."
EFSA fact sheet, January 2015
"[…] the scientific evidence at this time does not suggest that the very low levels of human exposure to BPA through the diet are unsafe."
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), March 2012
"The highest estimates for aggregated exposure to BPA from both dietary and non-dietary sources are 3 to 5 times lower than the TDI, depending on the age group."
EFSA fact sheet, January 2015
"[…] the scientific evidence at this time does not suggest that the very low levels of human exposure to BPA through the diet are unsafe."
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), March 2012
"BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group at current exposure levels"
EFSA press release January 2015
"Levels of BPA in the human body are very low, indicating that BPA is not accumulated in the body and is rapidly eliminated."
World Health Organization (WHO), November 2010
"BPA is safe at the current levels occuring in food"
FDA website 2015
"BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group at current exposure levels"
EFSA press release January 2015

Scientific information on Bisphenol-A (BPA)

Good and reliable science depends on accepted study design, laboratory quality practices, robust statistics and data transparency resulting in reproducibility of findings and consistency of observations by other teams of scientists.

Thousands of laboratory studies have been conducted on BPA to better understand exposure and potential health effects. While the summaries of studies listed here are by no means intended to be exhaustive, these studies have been included as they are considered significant because of their scope, findings or that have generated significant public interest.

Studies:
Health

 

Exposure/Metabolism

Related topics:

Low-dose theory claims that exposure to extremely low doses of certain substances could cause adverse health effects in humans, whereas no effects are seen at higher doses. >> more on Low-dose
Migration: During the chemical process of polymerisation, bisphenol A (BPA) reacts and becomes firmly bound into the structure. Like with any chemical process, unavoidable trace levels of BPA can occur in the final polymer. >> more on Migration
Endocrine disruptor:
Certain natural and man-made substances can exhibit hormone-like properties. The natural ones of these substances are called "phyto-estrogens", the man-made ones are generally called "endocrine disruptors". >> more on Endocrine
 
Updated 01/2014