Bisphenol A (BPA) is an extraordinarily well-studied, building-block chemical used primarily to manufacture durable epoxy resins and strong, clear polycarbonate plastic. 

Watch the videos below to learn more about BPA, including its many uses, safety record and the CLARITY Core Study, the largest study ever done on BPA. 


How Much BPA?

BPA is used safely in food packaging items to extend shelf life and protect food from contamination and spoilage. Scientific research explains what happens inside the human body when trace amounts of BPA are consumed.

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American Chemistry Council
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