Tag Archives | Polycarbonate

Playtex to Discontinue Use of Bisphenol-a

Playtex to Discontinue Use of Bisphenol-a

ZRecs provided us with the inside scoop on Playtex. We were surprised to hear that Playtex will become one of the first major baby product manufacturers to go BPA free. As ZRecs pointed out recently, Playtex is on the record indicating its belief that polycarbonate plastics are completely safe. The company is also a member […]

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Canada Initiates Ban on Bisphenol-a in Baby Bottles

Health Minister Tony Clement announced today that Canada will be the first country to ban plastic polycarbonate baby bottles after concluding the chemical is toxic. The partial ban will focus on increasing the current safety margin to decrease exposure of infants and pregnant mothers to bisphenol-a. The move is meant to be preventative and “better […]

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Healthy Child’s Take on Polycarbonate: Enough is Enough

Janelle Sorensen of Healthy Child Healthy World has set the record straight on polycarbonate. She certainly speaks for me and thousands of families I’ve encountered during my BPA free quest when she says, ” We don’t need it. We don’t want it. And while we wait for industry and government to understand that, we don’t […]

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Sound the Alarm on BPA

USA Today Sounds the Alarm on Bisphenol-a and Phthalates in Baby Products

I am so excited to see that the media has finally stepped into the debate on toxic plastics in our babies’ bottles and toys. Until now, the growing uproar over the “Everywhere Chemical” has been raging quietly in research labs and in living rooms across America. Thanks to an eye-opening article released by USA Today, […]

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The Bisphenol-A Debate – Truly Toxic or Money Making Ploy?

Bisphenol-A (BPA) has come under scrutiny concerning its potentially harmful effects on babies and young children related to its hormone-disrupting properties. Bisphenol-A is actually an artificial estrogen, but it is bonded together in a chain of molecules to create the plastic called polycarbonate. Most major U.S. baby bottle manufacturers use the BPA chemical in their […]

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