Toxins in Plastics: References

Sax L,
Polyethylene Terephthalate May Yield Endocrine Disruptors.

Commentary, published 25 Nov 2009 
Environ Health Perspect 118(4): doi:10.1289/ehp.0901253 

http://www.ehponline.org/ambra-doi-resolver/10.1289/ehp.0901253 


Shotyk W, Krachler M.
Contamination of bottled waters with antimony leaching from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) increases upon storage.
Environ Sci Technol. 2007 Mar 1;41(5):1560-3.
Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany. shoty@ugc.uni-heidelberg.de

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17396641



Shotyk W, Krachler M, Chen B.
Contamination of Canadian and European bottled waters with antimony from PET containers.
Institute of Environmental Geochemistry, University of Heidelberg, INF 236, D-69120, Heidelberg, Germany. shotyk@ugc.uni-heidelberg.de
J Environ Monit. 2006 Feb;8(2):288-92. Epub 2006 Jan 20.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16470261


Westerhoff P, Prapaipong P, Shock E, Hillaireau A.
Antimony leaching from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic used for bottled drinking water.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University, Box 5306, Tempe, AZ 85287-5306, USA. p.westerhoff@asu.edu
Water Res. 2008 Feb;42(3):551-6. Epub 2007 Aug 6.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17707454


Wagner M, Oehlmann J.
Endocrine disruptors in bottled mineral water: total estrogenic burden and migration from plastic bottles

Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Siesmayerstr. 70 A, 60054, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. wagner@bio.uni-frankfurt.de
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2009 May;16(3):278-86. Epub 2009 Mar 10.

http://www.springerlink.com/content/515wg76276q18115/


Politch JA 2006.
Bisphenol A and Risk Assessment.

Environ Health Perspect 114:A16-A16. doi:10.1289/ehp.114-a16a 

http://www.ehponline.org/ambra-doi-resolver/10.1289/ehp.114-a16a


Bisphenol A (BPA) Information for Parents

http://www.hhs.gov/safety/bpa/



National Toxicology Program
Bisphenol A (BPA) Fact Sheet (2008)
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/factsheet

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/docs/bpa-factsheet.pdf


Why BPA Leached from 'Safe' Plastics May Damage Health of Female Offspring

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100225101220.htm



Bisphenol A Exposure In Pregnant Mice Permanently Changes DNA Of Offspring 

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090610124428.htm


 


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