Identification of actions to reduce use of Bisphenol A (BPA) – Focus on items in contact with food

Edited on 11/07/2016
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This report details the results of a survey conducted by INERIS in 2011 on the uses of and possible substitutes for Polycarbonate and Epoxy Resins (two Bisphenol-A-based materials) in food containers and utensils intended for the general public.

It contains a description of the items concerned and lists the alternatives currently available or under development.

An initial assessment of the feasibility of these alternatives and of the difficulties posed by replacement is also made.


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