Home > Current Controversies > What is BPA? Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Jul 10, 2009 by JLowry, Views: 2935 Dr. Jennifer Lowry, a Medical Toxicologist at Children's Mercy Hospital, discusses what is BPA exposure and how it effects children. BPA is Bisphenol A, which is found in many plastic products. She discusses the effects on children.