ECHA, at the request of the European Commission, should investigate current 2017 about the use of bisphenol S in thermal papers. This survey will aim to:
- check and document, the importance of bisphenol S as thermal developer in papers such as those used for receipts ;
- and collect, from thermal paper manufacturers, information about potential substitution of bisphenol A with bisphenol S.
The results of the survey should be delivered by the end of 2017 and the conclusion shoud be published on January 2018.
For additional information : http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13641/echa_rest_proposals_rubber_granules_en.pdf