MagazineFebruary 2011No Receipt, Please?

No Receipt, Please?

Bisphenol-A (BPA), the endocrine-disrupting toxin found in polycarbonate water bottles and tin cans, also coats most receipts in the United States. Animal tests have linked BPA exposure to a range of health problems, including cancer, obesity, diabetes, and early puberty. Washing your hands after handling receipts is recommended.

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