Implementation of the restriction on bisphenol A in thermal papers

Edited on 01/13/2020
Since 2 January 2020, thermal paper with a bisphenol A concentration of 0.02% or more by weight may not be placed on the European market.
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In December 2016, the European Commission, acting on a proposal from France, amended Annex XVII of Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) in order to prohibit thermal paper* containing more than 0.02% by mass of bisphenol A on the European market.

This decision has been applicable since January 2, 2020.

* receipts, fax paper...

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