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Hot Liquids Release Harmful Chemical from Plastic Bottles

Article: Hot Liquids Release Harmful Chemical from Plastic Bottles

CINNCINNATI, Ohio, January 30, 2008 (ENS) – The clear, colorful plastic bottles often used by athletes and hikers to carry liquids release a chemical known to disrupt hormone function if the liquids they contain are hot, new research has confirmed. The endocrine disrupting chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA, is released when polycarbonate plastic is exposed to…