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It may be true that everything is on the Internet, but good researchers have to beware. Here's a nice example. For a piece I'm writing on the plastic hardening chemical BPA I wanted to find out how much is produced annually in this country. Here's what the top hits produced:
Jan 13, 2010 ... Manufacturers have used BPA for years to make plastics and resins.** More than six millions tons of the chemical are produced each year** and ...
www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2010/01/bpa_study.html - Cached -
US - Many studies have concluded that exposure to Bisphenol A can be fatal, ... There are approximately 2-3 million tonnes of it produced each year for use ...
www.blatantnews.com/.../bisphenol_a_in_plastic_packaging_and_products_is_highly_dangerous.html - Cached -
Oct 21, 2009 ... Four million tons of BPA are produced each year. A National Toxicology Program report (PDF) released last fall said there was “some concern” ...
discovermagazine.com/.../21-numbers-plastics-manufacturing-recycling-death-landfill - Cached
So when they say it causes heart disease or "is highly dangerous" just how accurate is that?
(I think I'd better pick up the phone and call somebody!)