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Bisphenol-A: The Role of the Citizen

Introduction

Citizen Action

U.S. Federal BPA Policy

International BPA Policy

Conclusion

Useful Links


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Bisphenol-A: The Role of the Citizen

Links

Below is a list of links providing more infomation about BPA and the controversy surrounding it.

  • Bisphenol-A website – A bisphenol-A/polycarbonate industry funded website offering the industry’s research and response to criticism.
  • Committee on Commerce and Energy – The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Commerce and Energy spearheaded the governmental investigation into the FDA’s stance on BPA.
  • EFSA Website – This webpage provides a summary of the EFSA’s recent reevaluation of BPA and also links to the full text of the recent EFSA opinion.
  • Environment California – This citizen-based environmental advocacy organization addresses the nation’s chemical problem among other environmental concerns.
    • Toxic Baby Bottles – A report prepared by Environment California analyzing the extent to which five popular brands of baby bottles leach bisphenol A.
  • Environmental Working Group - The mission of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. EWG exposes threats to citizen health and the environment, and seeks to find solutions.
  • Is it in Us? – Thirty-five Americans from seven states agree to be tested for 20 toxic chemicals.  The results from this nation-wide biomonitoring project are startling.
  •  National Toxicology Program's Bisphenol-A Public Comments
    • Click here to read public comments 
    • Clike here to submit public comments

To submit a Bisphenol-A public comments to the NTP contact:

Dr. Barbara Shane
Executive Secretary for the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors

NTP Office of Liaison, Policy and Review,
NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, MD A3-01
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Tel (919) 541-4253
Fax (919) 541-0295
shane@niehs.nih.gov

Courier address:
NIEHS
111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Room A322
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

 



Last updated:  5/5/2008

 


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