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Introduction

The European Commission’s independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) recently published its risk assessment of exposure to BPA via medical devices that are manufactured with materials that potentially leach BPA leading to oral (via dental material), subcutaneous and intravenous (e.g. during hemodialysis) routes of exposure.


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The safety of the use of bisphenol A in medical devices
Testai E, Ms Scientific Committee SCENIHR, Hartemann P, Rodríguez-Farre E, Rastogi SC, Bustos J, Gundert-Remy U, Hensten A, Kopperud HM, Olea N, Piersma A, De Jong W.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, August 2016; 79: 106–107.