Bisphenol A (BPA) is one of the most thoroughly tested chemicals used today and has a safety track record of 50 years. Regulatory bodies around the world have reviewed the science and have found BPA to be safe. 

BPA is used to make polycarbonate plastic and a chemically related kind of polymeric material called an epoxy resin.

  • BPA Basics

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

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  • Products with BPA

    There are many important industrial and consumer products that depend on polycarbonate or epoxy resins to function, from wind mill blades to automobile moon roofs to sturdy, clear food storage containers.

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  • Health

    While there have been many hundreds of studies on BPA, none has shown a direct cause-and effect relationship between BPA and any human health effects.

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  • Myths And Realities

    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.

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  • Environment

    The effects of BPA on the environment have been well studied.

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  • Video: What is BPA?

    If you’re a curious consumer who pays close attention to how foods and beverages are packaged or stored, you may have heard about BPA.

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With all of the attention around BPA, click to learn more about why BPA is still used in consumer products.

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From what you read on the internet, it may seem like BPA is everywhere. Watch this video to learn what products really contain BPA and why.

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