In vitro model to study the endocrine disrupting activity of migration products from plastic food contact materials

Last updated on 11-6-2020 by Jill Alexandre

Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding

English

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Abstract:

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical compound mainly used for the manufacture of plastic such as polycarbonate. This transparent thermoplastic polymer is used for the fabrication of several food containers like baby bottle … BPA can migrate into food in contact with polycarbonate. There is a worldwide concern about BPA because several studies have shown endocrine disruptor potency of BPA causing possible adverse health effects. In January 2011, the European Commission decided to ban the use of polycarbonate to manufacture baby feeding bottles. In a recent opinion, the Superior Health Cou…

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