Sep 11, · Research also strongly suggests that at certain exposure levels, some of the chemicals in these products, such as bisphenol A (BPA), may cause cancer in people. Sep 28, · The plastic-causing-cancer myth has taken on legs and has many different versions. Some people claim that freezing plastic water bottles or using plastic wrap in the microwave can cause cancer. As of yet, these concerns are unfounded in science and there has been no mention or links to colon cancer, specifically.
Jan 26, · The Telegraph article quotes the charity Breast Cancer UK, who suggest that chemicals in plastics and food wrap, in particular BPA (bisphenol A), can cause breast cancer. BPA is a synthetic compound widely used in manufacturing plastics and has long been a target by campaigners as an alleged cause of cancer.