- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 12, 2009

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sunoco is limiting sales of bisphenol-A, the chemical used in baby bottles that some researchers believe can harm infants.

The move makes the gas and chemical company the first manufacturer to acknowledge safety concerns about the chemical. The worries have led Wal-Mart and other stores to pull thousands of baby bottles off their shelves.

Environmental groups want to ban BPA for infants because of concerns it interferes with growth. But government scientists have issued conflicting opinions about the chemical’s risks. The industry says BPA is one of the most-tested chemicals ever produced.

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