Bisphenol A

Low dose BPA theory considered and rejected - NAMPA

NAMPA slams BPA low dose findings

By Joseph James Whitworth

The North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) has hit back at a paper on low dose effects of bisphenol A (BPA) which claimed current guidelines do not protect human health.

ECHA consultation on possible BPA reclassification

France pushes for bisphenol A reclassification

By Joseph James Whitworth

France has called for revised harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) of bisphenol A (BPA) based on reproductive toxicity, prompting the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to launch a public consultation.

BPA under the microscope in Europe

BPA report conclusions “concerning”, says PlasticsEurope

By Joseph James Whitworth

The French Health Authority’s report that Bisphenol A (BPA) poses health risks for pregnant women and unborn children is “in contrast with the most recent global scientific consensus”, according to an industry group.

ACC lawsuit after OEHHA BPA plan

ACC files lawsuit to block BPA listing

By Joe Whitworth

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has filed a lawsuit to stop California listing bisphenol A (BPA) on its Proposition 65 of reproductive toxicants.

Campbell Soup company is phasing out BPA

BPA 2012: In depth

BPA: An in-depth look at the key rulings in 2012

By Joe Whitworth

This year has been action-packed when it comes to rules, regulations and opinions on bisphenol A (BPA), which is used in food packaging applications such as epoxy linings in food and beverage cans.

American Chemistry Council disputes BPA link to obesity

Chemists dispute BPA link to obesity

By Rod Addy

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has disputed the findings of a study linking Bisphenol A (BPA), a substance used in a range of food packaging materials and coatings, with childhood obesity.

EFSA to consider non-dietary exposure in bisphenol A data call

EFSA to consider non-dietary exposure in bisphenol A data call

By Rory Harrington

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is inviting a host of stakeholders – including packaging companies and food businesses - to submit data on migration of Bisphenol A (BPA) from packaging and levels of the chemicals in food and beverages.


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