[Pharmwaste] "Plastics chemical phthalate may shorten pregnancy",
and "Decision on BPA ban hoped for soon"
Deborah.DeBiasi at deq.virginia.gov
Tue Dec 1 13:51:51 EST 2009
Plastics chemical phthalate may shorten pregnancy.
<http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE5AT52220091130> Pregnant women
who are exposed to higher levels of an increasingly controversial
chemical in certain plastics may deliver their babies slightly earlier
than women with less exposure, results of a study hint. Reuters
<http://www.reuters.com> . 1 December 2009.
Decision on BPA ban hoped for soon.
the FDA missed its self-imposed deadline for a new ruling on the safety
of bisphenol A, a spokesman said Monday that agency scientists are
"pushing hard" to get a decision within a few weeks. Milwaukee Journal
Sentinel <http://www.jsonline.com> , Wisconsin. 1 December 2009.
Deborah L. DeBiasi
Email: Deborah.DeBiasi at deq.virginia.gov (NEW!)
WEB site address: www.deq.virginia.gov
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Water Permit Programs
Industrial Pretreatment/Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Program
PPCPs, EDCs, and Microconstituents
Mail: P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218
Location: 629 E. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
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