Bisphenol A may stay in the body longer than previously thought, and it may get into the body through sources such as tap water and dust, according to a study. Researchers at the University of Rochester said that although it has been thought that BPA is quickly and completely eliminated from the body through urine, they found that people who fasted for a day still had significant levels of the chemical in their systems. Steven Hentges of the American Chemistry Council called the study's conclusions "speculative at best," and reiterated that the industry views BPA as safe.

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