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Fact Sheets for Families and Communities

Phthalates and Bisphenol A Advisory (English)
Guidance for Parents and Families

This fact sheet for the general public defines Phthalates and BPA and discusses how families can be exposed to Phthalates and BPA, the health effects associated with Phthalates and BPA, and recommendations to reduce family’s exposure to these chemicals. The fact sheet concludes with a summary of why it is important to understand Phthalates and BPA potential exposures and additional resources.
Published: March 2014