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ATM receipts could be harmful to your health

Source : Hardnews, New Delhi, Jan 12, 2018

A recent report has revealed that your ATM slips, or your bills from your local grocery store, petrol-pump, or any other receipt could expose you to a toxic chemical ‘Bisphenol-A’ (BPA), which is an ‘Edocrine disrupting chemical’ which can cause irritation in the eyes and disturbances of the central nervous system.The study ‘Toxic Impressions: BPA in thermal paper’, published by Delhi based not-for-profit, Toxics Link, revealed that that BPA is found in exceedingly high quantities in thermal paper, which are widely used to print the cash register transactions and or sale receipts.

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