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Attorney General opposes House Bill - Bonney Lake-Sumner…

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined a coalition of attorneys general from 13 states that sent a letter yesterday to the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy. The letter objects to proposed ... [Published Bonney Lake-Sumner Patch - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Industry heavyweights come to Vermont to oppose toxic chemicals bill

MONTPELIER -- Global technology giant IBM has joined the opposition to a Vermont proposal to regulate chemicals in children's products that the state's health department considers harmful.Big Blue was part of a chorus of major industries against the plan, ... [Published Battleboro Reformer - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Texas consumer group urges more science in advocacy campaigns

WASHINGTON—The Texas Consumer Association (TCA) is raising concerns about consumer advocacy campaigns against certain chemicals and plastic products, saying such efforts are short-sighted and not based on science.In a new report, Assessing Consumer Product ... [Published Plastics News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New studies on plastic sippy cups raise questions about toxicity

Various types of plastic resins are used to package and serve food and beverages. Polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, is used in 20-ounce water and soda bottles. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is used in plastic wrap and deli food containers.Bisphenol A, or ... [Published The Collegian - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Using social media to answer consumer questions about plastics

Image By: Imperial College London Alan Boobis, a professor at Imperial College London, was part of a Q&A session on Twitter about plastics.Related to this story TopicsPublic Policy , EuropePlastic packaging was stoutly defended on a recent Q&A session ... [Published Plastics News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Toxics Across America

A new report by EDF, [PDF], tallies billions of pounds of chemicals in the American marketplace that are known or strongly suspected to cause increasingly common disorders, including certain cancers, developmental disabilities, and infertility.Our new ... [Published Environmental Defense Fund - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Chemical, Toxic, bisphenol A
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

8 Crazy Obesity Triggers

Researchers are finding connections between everyday chemicals and the bulging-belt-line epidemic.By Leah Zerbe, Rodalenews.comThere's more to the obesity epidemic than eating too many hot wings and excess sitting . Certainly, poor food choices, particularly ... [Published Yahoo! Philippines She - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Toxicology: The plastics puzzle

A stroll down the aisles of a US supermarket reveals a modest victory for consumer activism. In the baby-products section, plastic baby bottles, spill-proof cups and miniature cutlery are proudly marked 'BPA-free' — a sign that they no longer contain ... [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Target Molecule-responsive Hydrogels Designed by Molecular Imprinting Using Bisphenol A as a Template

Target molecule-responsive hydrogel with β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) as a ligand for BPA was strategically prepared by molecular imprinting with a minute amount of crosslinker. Both the BPA-imprinted and non-imprinted hydrogels with CD ligands shrank in an ... [Published RSC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pregnant with fear

By JACQUELINE KUBANIAMore byModern man may be more than 50,000 years old, but few things intrigue the human race as much as pregnancy.You can tell by the numerous old wive’s tales and countless myths that relate to the process of procreation and all that ... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

How safe is your plastic bottle?

Andreas Wilson-SpäthYou've heard of bisphenol A (BPA), right? Well, you should have. Especially if you're one of those people who carries their water bottle everywhere – from gym to your office desk – or if you use a plastic bottle to feed your baby.BPA ... [Published News24.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Research and Markets: Global Bisphenol A Market 2013-2019 - Polycarbonates, Epoxy Resins & Other Applications Analysis

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s6wz4z/bisphenol_a) has announced the addition of the "Global Bisphenol A Market 2013-2019 - Polycarbonates, Epoxy Resins & Other Applications Analysis" report to ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 14 2014]

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"If you're going to be considering potentially taking away somebody's livelihood, we need to be sure there's an actual harm, an actual exposure and a risk from those products" Janet Doyle, a representative for IBM, told the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Committee
...According to news reporting from Beijing, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Bisphenol A (BPA), a xenoestrogenic endocrine-disrupting chemical, is used in many consumer products worldwide and is widely detected..."
...According to news originating from Beijing, People's Republic of China, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Extensive use of bisphenol A and its analogues has caused increasing concern over..."
...common endocrine-disrupting chemicals --not just lifestyle choices--could be programming us for weight gain, diabetes, and related problems. "We have to acknowledge the fact that obesity is not just about will power, that it's not just all someone's fault" says developmental biologist Retha Newbold, MS, CT, of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

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Attorney General opposes House Bill - Bonney La... [Published Bonney Lake-Sumner Patch - 12 hours ago]
Industry heavyweights come to Vermont to oppose... [Published Battleboro Reformer - Apr 18 2014]
Texas consumer group urges more science in advo... [Published Plastics News - Apr 18 2014]
New studies on plastic sippy cups raise questio... [Published The Collegian - Apr 18 2014]
Using social media to answer consumer questions... [Published Plastics News - Apr 17 2014]
Synthesis and Characterization of an Extractive... [Published RSC - Apr 17 2014]
Plastic packaging gets the Twitter Q&A treatment [Published Plastics and Rubber Weekly - Apr 17 2014]
Findings on Biosensors and Bioelectronics Repor... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Reports from State Key Laboratory of Environmen... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
8 Crazy Obesity Triggers [Published Yahoo! Philippines She - Apr 16 2014]
Toxicology: The plastics puzzle [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 16 2014]
Innovations in Packaging [Published India Retailing - Apr 16 2014]
4 hidden dangers in your home. [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 16 2014]
Target Molecule-responsive Hydrogels Designed b... [Published RSC - Apr 16 2014]
INEOS and Sinopec break ground on the largest P... [Published Your Oil and Gas News - Apr 16 2014]
Toxics Across America [Published Environmental Defense Fund - Apr 16 2014]
Pregnant with fear [Published Daily Nation - Apr 16 2014]
Report: Staggering amounts of toxic chemicals p... [Published Environmental Defense - Apr 15 2014]
Polycarbonate resin composition and molded arti... [Published Free Patents Online - Apr 15 2014]
Triclosan: Is it safe? [Published Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Apr 15 2014]
Differing Species Responsiveness of Estrogenic... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Apr 14 2014]
Q&A makes sense of science behind plastics pack... [Published British Plastics & Rubber - Apr 14 2014]
How safe is your plastic bottle? [Published News24.com - Apr 14 2014]
Research and Markets: Global Bisphenol A Market... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 14 2014]
Research and Markets: Global Bisphenol A Market... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Apr 14 2014]
Global Bisphenol A Market 2013-2019 - Polycarbo... [Published PredictWallStreet - Apr 14 2014]
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Research and Markets: Global Bisphenol A Market... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 14 2014]
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s6wz4z/bisphenol_a) has announced the addition of the "Global Bisphenol A Market 2013-2019 - Polycarbonates, Epoxy Resins & Other Applications Analysis" report to ...
Research and Markets: Global Bisphenol A Market... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Apr 14 2014]
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s6wz4z/bisphenol_a) has announced the addition of the "Global Bisphenol A Market 2013-2019 - Polycarbonates, Epoxy Resins & Other Applications Analysis" report to ...
Ask Umbra: So even BPA-free plasic is poisonous... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Mar 31 2014]
Q. In light of recent BPA-free-wait-this-stuff-is-worse confusion, what kind of water bottles can I drink from? I don’t trust myself with a glass Nalgene. Thanks, Hannah W.Cleveland, Ohio A. Dearest Hannah, Just when you thought it was safe ...
Scientists Condemn New FDA Study Saying BPA Is ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Mar 24 2014]
In February, a group of Food and Drug Administration scientists  published a study  finding that low-level exposure to the common plastic additive bisphenol A (BPA) is safe. The media, the chemical industry , and  FDA officials touted this as evidence ...
BGF: BPA Alternative Made From Lignin Could Be ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Mar 16 2014]
Bisphenol A (BPA) is currently banned from baby bottles so the search is on for alternatives.  Lignin, the compound that gives wood itsstrength, from waste in paper manufacturing could be ready for the market within five years, according to a paper at ...
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Bisphenol A (BPA): 2013 World Market Outlook an... [Published Financial Services - Feb 04 2014]
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Bisphenol A - Global Strategic Business Report ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Oct 25 2013]
Global and China Epoxy Resin Industry Report, 2... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 10 2013]
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