Plastic Additives in Consumer Products

A hearing was held on plastic additives such as phthalates and bisphenol-A (BPA) in consumer products, focusing on the health implications… read more

A hearing was held on plastic additives such as phthalates and bisphenol-A (BPA) in consumer products, focusing on the health implications of such chemicals and their alternatives, and federal government assessments of their toxicity.

Phthalates are a common class of chemicals used in many household products to improve flexibility in plastics. BPA is most commonly found in baby bottles, water bottles, and other food containers. close

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  • Alderson, Norris Associate Commissioner Food and Drug Administration->Science
  • Hentges, Steven G. Senior Director American Chemistry Council->Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group
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Plastic Additives in Consumer Products

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Program ID:
205357-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2008
Last Aired:
May 18, 2008

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  • May 15, 2008 | 12:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2008 | 4:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 2008 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2008 | 11:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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