ACSH friend and author Jack Dini published a very informative article countering many fears regarding common substances found in plastics. The article, titled Don t fall victim to plastic leaching from items, was recently published in the Canada Free Press.
The column summarizes some of the recent literature surrounding these substances, including BPA (Bisphenol A) and phthalates. Jack Dini references scientific findings on the safety of these substances, including a study on BPA in lab rats that found no health effects in the rats, even at doses up to more than 70,000 times the usual human exposure.
Don t fall victim to plastic leaching from items, is an enlightening article for anyone interested in what recent scientific findings suggest for the safety of chemicals in plastics. Read the entire article here.
If you need any more convincing about the safety of BPA, make sure to check out ACSH s publication on the subject here!