Issue Date: July 1, 2013
BPA Through Oral Route Remains Active
Experiments with dogs have found that the controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can be absorbed under the tongue and pass directly into the bloodstream. Proof of this exposure route, not shown conclusively until now, suggests that higher levels of BPA may persist in the body than previously thought and be available to do harm (Environ. Health Perspect. 2013, DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1206339). BPA is a synthetic building block . . .
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