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Edited on 06/22/2017
The Member State Committee of ECHA supported on Friday 16th June the proposal to identify bisphenol A as a substance of very high concern (SVHC) because of its endocrine disrupting properties.
Edited on 04/11/2017
SMMA is a styrene-acrylic copolymer (SMMA) without bisphenol A able to replace polycarbonate and other transparent polymers (PMMA, SAN ...) for applications in the fields of medical, food, …
Edited on 01/23/2017
On the 19 December 2016, the Member State Committee (MSC) unanimously agreed on the identification of bisphenol A as Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) under REACH Regulation.
Edited on 01/23/2017
Thermal paper containing a concentration of bisphenol A more than 0.02% by mass won't be allowed on the European market from January 2020.
Edited on 12/01/2016
The European Commission adopted the proposal of classification of BPA in the Category 1B as toxic to reproduction.
Edited on 11/17/2016
DOW has developed a new technology without bisphenols for interior coatings of cans.
Edited on 10/03/2016
ECHA wants to improve its support for the substitution of hazardous chemicals and contribute to the improvement of methods and practices for the analysis of alternatives.
Edited on 07/11/2016
The European Commission has asked ECHA to carry out a survey about the use of bisphenol S in thermal papers.
Edited on 02/25/2016
The French Ministry for Sustainable Development (MEDDE) is setting up a working group coordinated by the INERIS and the MEDEF to prepare a guide dedicated to the substitution of chemicals, and intended to be applied in particularly to endocrine disruptors.
Edited on 01/14/2016
A bioplastic from milk protein is under development for the food packaging in the form of flexible pouches. These packages could eventually replace containers using previously Bisphenol A.