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Nomination Summary for Dental composites and sealants containing bisphenol A derivatives (N21019)

Nominated Substances: Bisphenol A, Bisphenol A dimethacrylate (bis-DMA), Bisphenol A-glycidyl methacrylate (bis-GMA)

Nomination Date: 09/15/2010

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Please review the recent Sept 2010 article in the journal Pediatrics ( 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.

CASRN: 80-05-7

Agent Name: Bisphenol A