In the last several years, federal government scientists and other researchers have conducted in-depth studies to answer key questions and clarify uncertainties about the safety of BPA. 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.

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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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) logo shows government agencies like FDA say that BPA is safe

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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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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