For more than a decade, federal government scientists have confirmed the safety of BPA with in-depth scientific studies in three key areas:

  • Monitor exposure levels in the US population.
  • Understand the metabolism and elimination of BPA from the human body.
  • Assess if BPA is likely to cause any health effects.

Reviewing the extensive government research presented here will help you to understand why FDA is confident to answer the key question: “Is BPA safe?” with a clear answer – “Yes.”

2018

In the CLARITY Core study, BPA has very little potential to cause health effects

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2016

Exposure of cashiers to BPA from handling receipts shown to be very low

exposure Read Report
2015

No neurological effect from developmental exposure to low doses of BPA in rodents

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2015

Pharmacokinetic model developed for assessment of human exposure to BPA

metabolism Read Report
2015

Humans rapidly metabolize and eliminate BPA from the body

metabolism Read Report
2015

No evidence for biological effects in reproductive organs of rodents from developmental exposure to BPA

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2014

No behavioral effects from developmental exposure to low doses of BPA in rodents

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2014

Pharmacokinetic models are useful to extrapolate from rodent studies to humans

metabolism Read Report
2014

Little potential for low doses of BPA to act as an estrogen in rodents

metabolism Read Report
2014

No effects from developmental exposure to low doses of BPA in rodents

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2013
2014

BPA exposure confirmed to be very low in U.S. population – 2013-2014

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2013

Metabolism of BPA demonstrated in maternal and fetal primates

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2013

Pharmacokinetic model developed for assessment of metabolism of BPA in neonatal and adult rodents

metabolism Read Report
2011
2012

BPA exposure confirmed to be very low in U.S. population – 2011-2012

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2012

Study in rodents reveals that BPA does not accumulate in the body

metabolism Read Report
2012

Treatment-related neurological effect from developmental exposure of rodents to low doses of BPA could lead to effects on behavior

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2012

No dose-related effects on behavior from developmental exposure to low doses of BPA in rodents

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2011

Metabolism of BPA in neonatal primates is more efficient compared to neonatal rodents

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2011

BPA does not accumulate in fetal rodents and is limited maternal and fetal metabolism

metabolism Read Report
2011

Pharmacokinetic model developed for assessment of metabolism of BPA in adult primates

metabolism Read Report
2011

No early developmental effects from low dose exposure to BPA in rodents

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2009
2010

BPA exposure confirmed to be very low in U.S. population – 2009-2010

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2010

No behavioral effects observed in rodents exposed to BPA during gestation

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2010

BPA is efficiently metabolized and quickly eliminated from neonatal and adult rodents

metabolism Read Report
2010

Locational transfer of BPA to neonatal rodents is limited by efficient maternal metabolism

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2010

Sensitive analytical methodology developed to support evaluation of BPA metabolism

metabolism Read Report
2010

BPA is efficiently metabolized and quickly eliminated from neonatal and adult primates

metabolism Read Report
2007
2008

BPA exposure confirmed to be very low in U.S. population – 2007-2008

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2008

No reproductive effects observed in rodents exposed to BPA during gestation

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2005
2006

BPA exposure confirmed to be very low in U.S. population – 2005-2006

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2003
2004

BPA exposure confirmed to be very low in U.S. population – 2003-2004

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