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Old 03-20-2013, 05:17 PM
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Default Are discs BPA free?

I know we are not usually drinking from our discs, or sucking on them...

Are disc golf discs manufactured using BPA?

I was just reading an article about the adverse effects of BPA, and how prevalent it is in the manufacture of plastics.

I suppose there are other things to be worried about, but now my curiosity has been piqued.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:26 PM
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I can confirm. I was the BPA
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:50 PM
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^Huh.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:54 PM
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I would be surprised to find out that the plastic blends used in disc manufacturing are BPA free.
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:02 PM
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What exactly does BPA do for plastic? Or what is its designated purpose?
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:23 PM
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What exactly does BPA do for plastic? Or what is its designated purpose?
I of course turned to google to answer your question and it proved to be more of a challenge then I thought. I was aware that BPA was used in plastic (which was confirmed by all google hits) but its purpose there I was not able to locate at this juncture (mainly because ADHD kicked in). Granted I'm not too worried about BPA in a disc (unless I lose it in water and it leeds to an outbreak of man-eatinga frogs, carp, crawdads, etc.) but I would now like to know for curiosity sake.
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I hear CE plastic was discontinued because its secret ingredient was a mix of cadmium and lead oxides. :poopcorn:
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Thank you but I prefer popcorn.
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:55 PM
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1 more reason to throw rubber
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