Drinking water


Bisphenol A, nonylphenol and PFAS are included in the directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption

By 12 January 2026, Member States shall take the measures necessary to ensure that water intended for human consumption complies with the established thresholds for bisphenol A and PFAS. Nonylphenol is included in the watch list of the directive.

International exhibition and congress EUROCOAT 2016 – Paris (France).

The international exhibition EUROCOAT, dedicated to coating professionals (paint, printing ink, varnish, glue and adhesive industries), will bring together from the 22 to the 24 March 2016 in Paris suppliers of coatings, raw materials, equipment and services.

Numerous branches of the coating industry, packaging and material handling equipment will be present.

Review of alternatives to BPA

ANSES has produced a report reviewing the possible alternatives to BPA in its different fields of application. BPA is primarily used in polycarbonate, in epoxy resins coating the inside of food tins, and as a developer in thermal paper (till receipts). 73 alternative solutions were identified. Link to the ANSES report on BPA replacement.

Another report, in two volumes, presents the results of a collective study assessing the risks posed by BPA to human health.