You could be exposing your babies to toxic chemicals that could interfere with their hormonal system and impact growth . A study byToxics Link, an environmental NGO, claims to have found Bisphenol A (BPA) in 77% of sippy cup samples tested in Delhi.
Bisphenol A is a known endocrine disruptor and is used in the manufacture of plastic products used by children. It has also been linked with early puberty of the girl child.
Samples of sippy cups collected from different markets in Delhi were sent for testing at Shriram Institute for Industrial Research. The study claims that 10 out of 13 samples tested had BPA in it.