Transaction With Toxins: Bisphenols in Cash Receipts

There was a time when it was thought that human exposure to bisphenols comes mainly from canned foods, water and beverage bottles, and dental sealants. This perception has changed rapidly with the realization that thermal paper used at cash registers contains unusually high amounts of monomeric BPA & BPS and it could be a potential source of human exposure and subsequent absorption through skin and, possibly, muco-cutaneous junctions.


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