A new study suggests that whole classes of BPA-free plastics—including the kind in styrofoam—release estrogenic chemicals.
—By Mariah Blake
| Mon Dec. 1, 2014
Most people know that some plastics additives, such as bisphenol A (BPA), may be harmful to their health. But an upcoming study in the journal Environmental Health finds that entire classes of plastics—including the type commonly referred to as styrofoam and a type used in many baby products—may wreak havoc on your hormones regardless of what additives are in them.