Bisphenol A (BPA), a cause of concern, is a structural/key component in the manufacture of which of the following kinds of plastics?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2021 Prelims]
(a) Low-density polyethylene
(c) Polyethylene terephthalate
(d) Polyvinyl chloride
- Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics.
- It is found in various products including shatterproof windows, eyewear, water bottles, and epoxy resins that coat some metal food cans, bottle tops, and water supply pipes.