Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical that is present in a multitude of plastic products and can break down or leach into the material around it.
Books and Materials on Bisphenol A in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for resources available to persons interested in information on Bisphenol A.

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ARS Publications - Bisphenol A

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Search for publications published and maintained by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that deal with bisphenol A.

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Bisphenol A Brochure  ( PDF | 422 KB )

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (National Institutes of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

A shot brochure that provides an overview of Bisphenol A (BPA).

Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

Describes the safety assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA), focusing on the concerns for developmental toxicity identified in recent assessments of Bisphenol A.

Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

Reviews the FDA's perspective and regulatory framework regarding Bisphenol A. Includes additional studies and collaboration with international partners.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (National Institutes of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Discusses the conclusions made by the National Toxicology Program about Bisphenol A (BPA). Also provides links to several BPA resources including: reports, articles, assessments, and fact sheets.

European Food Safety Authority.

Provides the European Food Safety Authority's role and ongoing work on Bispehnol A (BPA). Various links on BPA risk assessments, scientific opinions, news, publications, events and latest updates are included.