Key Safety Assessments & Research Studies on BPA

Hundreds of laboratory studies on BPA have been conducted to better understand exposure and potential health effects. While the key BPA research studies summarized here are not intended to be exhaustive, these studies are significant because of their high utility for assessing the safety of BPA. Use the filters below to sort studies by topic focus or enter a specific search term.

  • health
    New FDA study finds no evidence of adverse health effects arising from low dose exposure to BPA
    Date: February 4, 2014 | Authors: Delclos et al. | Publication: Toxicological Sciences

    “Results demonstrated that no low dose effects were found for BPA in the wide range of health endpoints examined.”

  • metabolism
    Metabolism in Monkeys – Pharmacokinetics of bisphenol A in neonatal and adult rhesus monkeys
    Date: October 1, 2010 | Authors: Doerge et al. | Publication: Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology

    “Any toxicological effect observed in rats from early postnatal exposures to BPA could over-predict those possible in primates of the same age…”

  • exposure metabolism
    Metabolism in Humans – 24-Hour Human Urine and Serum Profiles of Bisphenol A During High Dietary Exposure
    Date: June 24, 2011 | Authors: Teeguarden et al. (2011) | Publication: Toxicological Sciences

    “This study confirmed that BPA is efficiently converted to a biologically inactive metabolite and rapidly excreted…”

  • exposure
    Reproductive Behavior – In Utero and Lactational Exposure to Bisphenol A, In Contrast to Ethinyl Estradiol, Does Not Alter Sexually Dimorphic Behavior, Puberty, Fertility, and Anatomy of Female LE Rats
    Date: October 15, 2009 | Authors: Bryce Ryan | Publication: Reproductive Development and Behavior

    “No effects from exposure to BPA were found in this study.”

  • health
    Developmental Neurotoxicity Study of Dietary Bisphenol A in Sprague-Dawley Rats
    Date: January 22, 2010 | Authors: Donald Stump | Publication: Toxicological Sciences

    “The study concluded that there were no neurologic or neurobehavioral effects at any dose tested.”

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