Edited on 10/10/2014
The European Commission has set a migration limit of BPA at 0.1 mg / L in toys intended for use by children under 3 years and in toys intended to be mouthed.
Publication of a "technical-economic" datasheet from INERIS dedicated to bisphenol F and bisphenol S.
Edited on 07/16/2014
INERIS is publishing a "technical-economic" datasheet pertaining to the main uses, quantities produced and emitted into the environment, and alternatives to bisphenol F and bisphenol S.
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.