ACC: Data do not support conclusions drawn in BPA study of pregnant women

A study that suggests a link between bisphenaol A exposure and thyroid problems among pregnant women and their infant boys is speculative, with conclusions not supported by the data, the American Chemistry Council said. Because BPA "is efficiently metabolized and rapidly cleared from the body, the limited BPA exposure measurements reported do not likely provide an accurate measure of maternal exposure to BPA during pregnancy," said Steven G. Hentges of ACC. Study co-author Kim Harley noted that "there's a lot more to learn, and I don't know that we have any answers yet."

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