Subsitute for BPA in epoxy looks ‘promising’

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Lowell say they have identified and tested a potential chemical substitute for bisphenol A (BPA) in epoxy. Use of epoxy in food contact applications, such as can linings, have been under pressure because of concerns about potential health effects of the BPA used to make it. With financial support from the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute, the researchers studied a possible alternate–the bis(epoxide) of 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  BPA estrogenic epoxy read more

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Subsitute for BPA in epoxy looks ‘promising’

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