BPA molecular structure

What is Bisphenol A (BPA) and what does it mean when a product is “BPA Free”?


A landmark research program designed and conducted by U.S. federal government scientists provides strong support for the safety of BPA. Building on more than 20 preceding studies, the CLARITY Core Study, which was funded by the National Toxicological Program and conducted by FDA senior scientists, reconfirms BPA safety.

A magnifying glass held over the word ""safe"" represents the fact that BPA has been found safe for use across numerous applications, from canned foods to consumer and medical products.

BPA is safe according to research and scientists at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), find out more about how BPA protects us, from canned food to medical devices


The FDA has declared that bisphenol A (BPA) is safe at the current levels occurring in foods, but a number of myths about BPA continue to cause concern and confusion in the public. Click to read some of the common myths about BPA and the realities we know from extensive scientific study.