Edited on 10/29/2014
Since october 2014 the website of the SNA-BPA is also available in English!
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.
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.