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Canada: BPA Officially Listed As Toxic, First Nation To Do So With Bisphenol A

First Posted: 10/14/10 11:20 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:00 PM ET

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Effective immediately, the chemical Bisphenol A is officially considered toxic in Canada. BPA, as you're likely aware, is a chemical commonly found in plastics, food cans, water bottles, and paper receipts. BPA mimics the hormone estrogen and has been linked to a number of severe health woes, including breast cancer and early puberty in women.

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Filed by Travis Donovan  |