Edited on 11/09/2015
The French group ROQUETTE (5th producer in the world of starch) launched production at its site in Lestrem (Pas-de-Calais, France), of isosorbide POLYSORB® which is presented as an alternative to bisphenol A for producing polycarbonates.
Edited on 09/28/2015
Metal lids for closing food glass packaging (as jam jar) are available on the market.
Edited on 08/27/2015
“Algoblend®” is an alternative to polycarbonate for the production of food containers, but also other articles in rigid plastic. This material is based on marine brown algae.
Edited on 07/21/2015
For conserving food at home, glass manufacturers are diversifying their offerings and guarantee the absence of bisphenol A in their products.
Edited on 05/04/2015
Alternative materials for polycarbonates are used for the manufacture of containers. They are intended for catering (e.g. containers with lid and graduation for food).
Edited on 02/02/2015
French legal text: Suspension of the manufacture, import, export and marketing of any food packaging intended to contain bisphenol A.
Edited on 01/29/2015
The APPVION Company marketed thermal paper whose thermal developer is vitamin C.
Edited on 01/29/2015
Pergafast® 201 is the trade name of an alternative to the Bisphenol A for its color developer application used in thermal papers
Edited on 01/29/2015
The French Government report on Bisphenol A substitution) was published in mid-November 2014 to the French Parliament. This report describes some alternatives to BPA for several practical industrial uses.
Edited on 11/04/2014
The last SNA-BPA (national service of assistance for BPA substitution) newsletter has just been published.