Exposure to BPA derivatives: effects of newer analogues

28 April 2016

Researchers reviewed and critically discussed the sources and routes of human exposure to chlorinated derivatives (ClxBPA) and alternatives to BPA (BPF, BPS), as well as their metabolism, toxicity and concentrations in human tissues. The researchers suggest BPA alternatives and derivatives may have similar effects, and provide directions for future research. The evidence suggests that human exposure to ClxBPA and BPA alternatives is widespread. The compounds have been detected in a range of environmental media and consumer products. It appears that BPA and its chlorinated derivatives enter the body through the airways, skin contact and ingestion (Science for Environment Policy, 8 April 2016).
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