Plastic Peril? From medical equipment to water bottles to kids' toys, concern over the chemicals in plastics has drawn the attention of parents, consumers, scientists and lawmakers alike. But in some cases, politics and fear-mongering may be trumping science. This series investigates what we know about the health risks of chemical compounds in plastics.

Waiting On Science To Say If Plastic Chemical Is Safe

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Surrounded By Plastic, NICU Infants Tested For Risk

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Is 'Better Safe Than Sorry' Reason Enough For Law?

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Public Concern, Not Science, Prompts Plastics Ban

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New Law Bans Chemical Found In Toys

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New Safety Law Doesn't Mean All's Well In Toyland

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FDA Defends Plastic Linked To Health Risks

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FDA Weighs Safety Of Bisphenol A

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Congress Weighs Ban Of Chemical Used In Plastics

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Report Finds Potential Health Hazard in Plastic

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For Empty Water Bottles, There's an Afterlife

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