What does BPA stand for?
BPA is an acronym for Bisphenol A, a organic compound produced in large quantities for use primarily in producing polycarbonate plastics, polyvinyl chloride plastics, and epoxy resins.
Where is Bisphenol A found?
Polycarbonate (PC) is a thermoplastic polymer used in electronic components, construction materials, data storage, automotive parts, aircraft components, security components, and in medical applications. Polycarbonate plastic is tough, nearly shatterproof, and highly transparent to visible light. Popular uses for polycarbonate plastic is in sunglass, eyeglass, CDs and DVDs.