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Fact Sheets for Health Professionals

Phthalates and Bisphenol A (BPA) Advisory (English)
Guidance for Health Professionals

This fact sheet for healthcare professionals defines Phthalates and BPA and addresses their possible human health impacts. The fact sheet lists research results and effects from each chemical categorized by animal toxicologic and human epidemiological studies. The fact sheet concludes with a summary of why it is important to understand Phthalates and BPA potential exposures and tips for teaching patients and parents how to reduce their exposure.
Published: March 2014