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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 current Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI) level for BPA is adequately justified."
German Society for Toxicology, April 2011
"The current Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI) level for BPA is adequately justified."
German Society for Toxicology, April 2011
"An adequate margin of safety exists for BPA at current levels of exposure from food contact uses, for infants and adults"
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), January 2010
"An adequate margin of safety exists for BPA at current levels of exposure from food contact uses, for infants and adults"
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), January 2010
"… the ingestion of BPA via food does not present a risk to consumers"
Swiss Health Authority, June 2011
"The current Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI) level for BPA is adequately justified."
German Society for Toxicology, April 2011
"BPA is safe at the current levels occuring in food"
FDA website 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