The results of these studies provide strong support for the safety of BPA, as documented in numerous assessments conducted by government agencies around the world. Key findings are organized below, with more details available at the links.

The CLARITY Study

CLARITY is a U.S. federal government research program designed to assess the potential health effects of long-term exposure to BPA. The Core Study of this program is the largest study ever conducted on BPA.

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U.S. Government Studies

For more than a decade, U.S. federal government scientists have conducted in-depth studies on BPA that provide a strong scientific foundation for evaluation of the safety of BPA. Taken together, these studies confirm that consumer exposure to BPA is extremely low; BPA is rapidly eliminated from the body; and, BPA is unlikely to cause health effects at the very low doses to which consumers are typically exposed.

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Comprehensive research conducted by U.S. federal government scientists provides strong support for the safety of BPA.  More than 20 studies from this in-depth research program have been published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature.

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A globe represents the fact that government agencies around the world have found BPA safe

Government scientists and scientific bodies around the globe have extensively evaluated the weight of scientific evidence on BPA. These assessments consistently conclude that BPA is safe as used in materials that come into contact with food, such as reusable food-storage containers and linings in metal food cans.

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Stacks of binders filled with documents represent the vast amount of research demonstrating BPA safety

Hundreds of laboratory studies have been conducted on BPA to better understand exposure and potential health effects. The key studies summarized here are significant because of their high utility for assessing the safety of BPA.

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