Product Safety

Bisphenol A (BPA) Information for Parents

BPA is a chemical that has been used for more than 40 years in the manufacture of many hard plastic food containers. While BPA is not proven to harm children or adults, recent studies on the effects of low doses of BPA in laboratory animals have led federal health officials to express concern about BPA's safety.

Review Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Insect Repellents: Reducing Insect Bites

Using the right insect repellent can discourage ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects from landing on you. This search tool will help you find a repellent that is right for you.

Review Date: Thursday, April 02, 2015

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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