NJIT Newsroom tagged with "sugar-based chemistry" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Patent May Be Able To Replace BPA; Make Consumer Products Safer http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-053.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-053.phpWed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Michael Jaffe, a research professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, has received a patent for a chemical derived from sugar. This new material is a derivative of isosorbide and may be able to replace bisphenol A (BPA) in a number of consumer products, including the lining of tin cans.

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