Bisphenol A – or BPA for short – is one of the more contentious chemicals on the block at the moment. Companies making BPA, and the products that contain it, claim that the substance is safe if used sensibly. But others aren’t so sure. RiskBites will be delving more into the science behind BPA risks in later episodes. But before getting into the risks and benefits, it makes sense to talk about what the stuff actually is, and where it is used.
- The European Food and Safety Agency (EFSA) latest scientific opinion on the risks to public health related to the presence of BPA in foodstuffs (draft – 532 pages).
- EFSA consults on assessment of risks to human health