Nomination Date: 09/15/2010
Nominator: Private Individual
Rationale: Please review the recent Sept 2010 article in the journal Pediatrics (http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2010/09/06/peds.2009-2693.full.pdf+html). Dental composites expose children to bisphenol A and other unstudied compounds. The article provides extensive info indicating the substances are potentially endocrine disruptors among other effects.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.
Agent Name: Bisphenol A
Agent Name: Bisphenol A dimethacrylate (bis-DMA)
Agent Name: Bisphenol A-glycidyl methacrylate (bis-GMA)