Story: Chemical Used in Household Plastics Sparks Concerns, 10/30/07
1. What kinds of products contain Bisphenol A (BPA)?
2. Why is National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences researcher Retha Newbold concerned about the use of BPA?
3. Is Environmental Protection Agency toxicologist Earl Gray concerned about the use of BPA? Why or why not?
4. Is there any way to tell for certain that a product does or does not contain BPA?
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