Bisphenol A (BPA) provides important material attributes when used to make epoxy resins and sturdy, clear polycarbonate plastic. These unique attributes provide high-performance benefits in a wide array of consumer and industrial products that perform well in harsh settings from ski slopes to hospitals to airports.
BPA is used to make polycarbonate plastic and polymeric coatings called epoxy resins for food packaging and storage that are essential to enhance the safety of our food supply and contribute to healthy, modern life styles.Learn more
Polycarbonate plastic is used to make critical components of many medical devices and their housings. Its optical clarity allows direct observation of blood or other fluids to monitor proper flow. Health care providers depend on medical devices and equipment made with BPA for a transparent view within the human body so they can check for the presence of air bubbles or other obstructions during medical procedures.Learn more
BPA is regularly used to strengthen products for human health and safety. Products like bike helmets, police shields, reading glasses and bullet-proof glass are all shatter resistant because of BPA.Learn more
BPA is used to make parts of cars, circuit boards, flat screen televisions and smart phones—improving safety and quality of many of the products.Learn more