Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in pregnant women

Callan, Anna Carita, Hinwood, Andrea Lee, Heffernan, Amy, Eaglesham, Geoff, Mueller, Jochen F. and Odland, Jon Oyvind (2012) Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in pregnant women. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 216 6: 641-644. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2012.10.002

Author Callan, Anna Carita
Hinwood, Andrea Lee
Heffernan, Amy
Eaglesham, Geoff
Mueller, Jochen F.
Odland, Jon Oyvind
Title Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in pregnant women
Journal name International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1438-4639
Publication date 2012-11-11
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.ijheh.2012.10.002
Volume 216
Issue 6
Start page 641
End page 644
Total pages 4
Place of publication Jena, Germany
Publisher Urban und Fischer
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract Bisphenol A is a chemical that is present in a number of products and types of food packaging. Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A may cause behavioural changes in young children. The aim of this study was to investigate exposure to bisphenol A in pregnant Australian women as a surrogate of neonatal exposure. First morning void urine samples were collected from 26 pregnant women at around week 38 of gestation. Bisphenol A was detectable in 85% of the samples analysed. The median concentration in this group of women was 2.41 μg/L with a range of
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Additional Notes Available online 11 November 2012

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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