Bisphenol A

BPA in Baby Bottles – What You Need to Know

As a parent of young children, it seems as though every time we turn on the news or pick up a paper, there's something new to worry about. Now it sees researchers are linking bisphenol A (BPA) to everything from ADHD to cancer. Meanwhile, more than 95 percent of the bottles currently on the market contain the chemical, which can ...

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BPA and Infertility – Trying to Conceive?

Building a family and becoming parents are, for most people, fundamental parts of life – so when they do not come easily, it's common to feel as if something is personally wrong. Infertility is not an easy issue for any couple to deal with. For some this natural part of life can become a daunting task, and a failure to ...

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Should You Avoid BPA In Sippy Cups

Sippy cups are used for toddlers when you want them to transition from using a nursing bottle, to use a normal cup for drinking their beverages. Many people think that these learner cups are not absolutely necessary, but they are in fact a great way to help your child improve their coordination and motoric behavior and control. Simply by giving ...

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BPA in Plastic Baby Bottles – Are They Harmful to Your Baby?

We as consumers are very trusting regarding products we buy in the store. If you go into the Baby Bottle Dept. in any major retail store you will see a variety of different types of Baby Products. Have you ever considered the possibility of chemical contamination into your Babies formula through the plastic bottles when they are heated up? Bisphenol ...

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How Does BPA Affect Me? The Affects of BPA on Your Body

Last week, Canada declared BPA a toxic substance, both to the environment and to public health ( TIME Magazine, October 14). This recent announcement by Canada has raised questions as to when the United States would do the same. However, do not the effects of BPA on the body can be extremely dangerous. So why wait for the United States ...

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What Does BPA Free Mean?

Lately a number of people have become interested in reducing the number of environmental toxins that are exposed to any number of different sources. Part of that toxic load reduction for many folks is the elimination of BPA from as many products that use as possible through the use of BPA free products. What does BPA free mean? Products that ...

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The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate, other known as its trademark name, Lexan, is a group of thermoplastic polymers. They are used very much in the modern chemistry industry because they can be very worked and molded into different shapes and they can also be thermoformed. They show great capacities for temperature resistance, impact resistance as well as for optical properties. They are not grouped ...

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BPA: A Real Life Case Study

An interesting occurrence just happened with our dog Celeste. She has been with us since the age of 9 weeks, so we pretty much know her personal doggie health and habits. She has always eaten very healthy home cooked food from stainless steel or ceramic bowls. But about 6 months ago, we started serving her food from the plastic container ...

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Choosing BPA Free Sealants

Parents looking for BPA Free Sealants for their children are assured by the dental manufacturers that their sealants are "BPA free". It turns out the statement "BPA free sealants" needs to be carefully evaluated. This whole episode reminds me of Sigg, the Swiss aluminum water bottle manufacturers that everyone switched to, to stop buying plastic water bottles, who were forced ...

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