BPA has had some bad press, and now we’re all wondering: Is BPA bad for us? Michael Aranda goes into how we encounter BPA in our lives and how it affects us.

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Sources:
http://www.essentialchemicalindustry.org/polymers/polycarbonates.html
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/just-how-harmful-are-bisphenol-a-plastics/
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Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bisphenol_A.PNG
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polycarbonate_PC.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carbonyl-chloride.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BPA-Free_Bottle.JPG