Some people take the paper receipt with gloves and some without. If you are one of the second ones, then you need to stop doing it. Why? a research that has been done recently confirmed that the result of taking the receipt without using gloves is increased levels of Bisphenol A ( BPA) in their pee while the individuals who took the paper with gloves did not have expanded BPA.
BPA was firstly found in hard plastics (for instance those utilized for making child’s jugs) and canned nourishment’s. Furthermore, BPA is an industrial chemical that has been used to make certain plastics and resins since the 1960s. BPA is found in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Polycarbonate plastics are often used in containers that store food and beverages, such as water bottles. They may also be used in other consumer goods.
Exposure to BPA is a concern because of possible health effects of BPA on the brain, behavior and prostate gland of fetuses, infants and children. Additional research suggests a possible link between BPA and increased blood pressure.
A recent discovery say that BPA was used in production of the amazing ATM paper that is later used by POS machines as a part of the business sectors, parkways and different spots.
Do not let this industrial chemical to get on your hands because of you not paying attention of these things. Be careful and keep your health.
Here are some additional advices regarding BPA products:
- Use BPA-free products. Manufacturers are creating more and more BPA-free products. Look for products labeled as BPA-free.
- Cut back on cans. Reduce your use of canned foods since most cans are lined with BPA-containing resin.
- Use glass, porcelain or stainless steel containers for hot foods and liquids instead of plastic containers.