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    Bisphenol A Effect

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    There are biological and environmental effects that Bisphenol A causes or may cause and the first evidence of the estrogenicity of bisphenol A came from experiments on rats conducted in the 1930s, but it was not until 1997 that adverse effects of low-dose exposure on laboratory animals were first reported. Bisphenol A is an endocrine disruptor that can mimic estrogen and has been shown to cause negative health effects in animal studies. To be specific, bisphenol A closely mimics the structure and function of the hormone estradiol with the ability to bind to and activate the same estrogen receptor as the natural hormone. Early developmental stages appear to be the period of greatest sensitivity to its effects, and some studies have linked…

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    Bisphenol A Synthesis

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    Bisphenol A, is a commercial chemical often used in the making of polycarbonates and epoxy resin. Polycarbonates are often used in the making of plastic food and beverage containers, such. Epoxy resin is often used in the lining of food cans and the tops of bottles. This is dangerous because it poses a threat to human health. Bisphenol A also known as BPA can seep through the plastic container and into the food or beverage itself. Exposure to BPA can have a negative impact on the…

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    Item H form Mrs. Atkins is provided form the website bisphenol-a.org. the article was written in July 2007. The article “Bisphenol A fact sheet,” originates from the Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group. Bisphenol A is a chemical block used to make polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Most of BPA that is being consumed at manufacturing sites, produce low levels of bisphenol A to the environment. BPA factors are stated as a non-risk to the environment because, of the low amount of BPA is released…

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    The main factors that the common man should know about plastic are the two extreme chemicals that are being ingested by using plastic in a way that shouldn’t be used, and the different ways plastic affect humans. These three general points alone would scare people away from the overuse of plastic. One of the main chemicals that is in plastic is Bisphenol A (BPA), and this is regularly used for containers, bottles, and even can liners. BPA is an unnatural endocrine disruptor which can mess up a…

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    Introduction For a long time, chemistry has been used to change our lives for good. New studies and researches have been promoted, seeking to offer improvement in many fields, like in the medicine, technology and food industry. Chemistry is so inserted in our daily lives, that we usually do not take notice of it, neither of how it’s used. Like many other things, some topics of chemistry are surrounded by plenty of questioning and controversies among scientist and researchers, until a safe and…

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    Bisphenol A

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    Evaluate the effect oral administration of Bisphenol A on tissue and liver enzymes, serum lipids and blood glucose in rats Abstract: Background and Purpose:Bisphenol A (BPA) is a synthetic compound of carbon with chemical formula is (CH3)2C (C6H4OH) 2 Diphenyl methane derivatives belonging to the group. BPA has harmful effects on mammals.Because of endocrine disrupters can be on serum lipids, tissue and serum liver enzymes and blood sugar affect, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effects…

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    Bottled Water Essay

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    might be healthier than the tap water, but most of the time it do not. Bisphenol A is an issue to our health, but people have no concept on what is it and how is it affecting us. Plastic that made non-reusable water bottles have been found to contain with danger chemicals such as Bisphenol A and phthalates. Bisphenol A, as known as BPA, it is used to make the bottle solid and crystal clear. According to Medical News Today, Bisphenol A is a dangerous chemical that appear in solid plastics and…

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    potentially endangering humans who eat the fish.” (Kiener). To quantify the situation, it is estimated that “500 million pounds of it [plastic] is floating around the world’s oceans” (Smith) presenting a constant threat to the animals who reside in the ocean. Humans rarely acknowledge the damaging consequences plastic can pose to human health. Lisa Gue, an environmental health policy analyst explains that “chemicals contained in plastic migrate into the environment when the plastic products…

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    What Is Bisphenol-A?

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    Bisphenol-A Bisphenol-A is a chemical compound used in the manufacturing of lightweight plastic and epoxy. According to www.bisphenol-a.org, it “possesses a unique balance of toughness, optical clarity, high heat resistance and excellent electrical resistance.” The chemical compound is used in the mass production of plastic bottles used for housing many cleaning solutions. In addition, it is used a sealant to line canned goods, produce sports water bottles, baby bottles, and a variety of…

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    Mrs. Wells 3/31/2016 Bisphenol A There has been a large controversy over the use of Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, in common item. Studies have been done to show that over ninety percent of the human population has traceable amounts of this substance in their bodies. Parents and citizens have flocked to BPA free items in the wake of this shocking discovery. While there is widespread use of BPA, the levels of it that are being used are nowhere near dangerous levels. There is no need to be…

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