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Accident in Animal Lab Raises Questions About a Chemical Used in Some Plastics

 
  April, 6 2003 23:38
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A sudden increase in chromosome abnormalities in a mouse colony has raised questions about the safe level of exposure for bisphenol A, a chemical used to make some common plastics and resins.

In a research paper supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, scientists at a genetics laboratory and an associated animal research center, both at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, described the accident in the April 1 issue of the journal Current Biology.

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