Government Safety Assessments

In the last several years, federal government scientists have been conducting in-depth studies to answer key questions and clarify uncertainties about the safety of BPA. To date, more than 20 of these studies have been published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature....

EPA released its bisphenol A (BPA) Action Plan in March 2010. Importantly, the agency clearly indicated that it "does not intend to initiate regulatory action under TSCA at this time on the basis of human health."  EPA has not taken further action.  To read more about what...

In September 2008, the NTP Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction report on the potential for BPA to affect human reproduction or development confirmed that human exposure to BPA is very low. The report noted only "some concern" for BPA for certain human...

Independent Safety Assessments

In November 2010, an international panel of more than 30 experts organized by the WHO released a report summarizing its views on BPA after reviewing the latest scientific evidence. Based on the expert report, WHO stated that the circulating levels of BPA in the human body are...

In October 2008, an expert scientific panel, convened by Gradient Corporation, published the results of its weight-of-the-evidence evaluation of low-dose reproductive and developmental effects of BPA. Based on its review of scientific literature available through July 2008,...