Toxic Baby Bottles in Canada
Bisphenol A, a hormone-disrupting chemical used in polycarbonate plastic, has been found to leach out of six major brands of popular baby bottles. Toxic Baby Bottles in Canada: Bisphenol A Leaching from Popular Brands of Polycarbonate Baby Bottles, commissioned by Environmental Defence, tested plastic baby bottles in the United States and Canada, including products made by Gerber, Avent, Playtex, Evenflo, Disney and Dr. Brown, for leaching of bisphenol A. We found these popular bottle brands leach significant levels of bisphenol A (5-8 parts per billion) when heated. Our findings are important to every parent in this country.
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