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Buyer Beware: Soaps and Sanitizers May Increase Absorption of Dangerous BPA

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  • Bisphenol-A (BPA) is an endocrine-disrupting chemical found in countless everyday products for which there is strong evidence of negative health effects
  • Using hand sanitizer may change the permeability of your skin and increase your absorption of BPA, especially from cashier thermal printed receipts commonly coated with BPA
  • BPA has been found in measurable amounts in canned goods using BPA in the can liner, increasing your risk of exposure

By Dr. Mercola

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is an endocrine-disrupting chemical found in countless personal care and plastic products, including the lining of canned goods, nonstick food containers, water bottles and even cashier's receipts. It was first created in 1891, but didn't appear in manufactured products until the 1950s.


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