Edited on 07/02/2014
PETAINER recently introduced to the market the PetainerCooler ™ water cooler container guaranteed without BPA.
Edited on 06/18/2014
The Système U group has substituted the packaging for a selection of its canned dried vegetable-based preparations, switching from cans to a Tetra Recart® carton packaging by Tetra Pak, which is free from bisphenol A.
Edited on 05/21/2014
The MEDDE (Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy) has put INERIS in charge of creating a label to certify bisphenol A-free thermal tickets.
Edited on 04/08/2014
The Committee for Risk Assessment of ECHA proposes a modification of the classification of bisphenol A from the category “presumed reproductive toxicant” to “toxic for reproduction.”
Edited on 02/14/2014
On the basis of the most recent data compiled by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES), the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development & Energy submitted a proposal under REACH for the Europe-wide restriction of the use of bisphenol A in thermal paper (credit card slips, bank receipts, logistics labels, etc.).
Edited on 02/07/2014
Ecozen® is a partially bio-sourced polymer developed by SK Chemicals (a South Korean company) for substituting the polycarbonate used in the manufacturing of food containers and bottles for cosmetic products.
Edited on 11/07/2013
As part of the European project Biocopac, a bio-sourced polyester extracted from tomato skin is being studied with a view to developing a substitute for BPA-based epoxy resins.
Edited on 09/26/2013
A university laboratory from Massachusetts, USA, has synthesised an epoxy resin using CBDO instead of BPA, and is now seeking to test this resin on an industrial scale in food tin applications.
Edited on 09/09/2013
In July 2013, the FDA banned the use of BPA in epoxy resins in infant formula containers.
Edited on 09/05/2013
Casino has launched two ranges of appertised products – tomatoes and soups with chunks – packaged in cartons.