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May 14, 2009
The Chicago City Council has unanimously approved a ban on the sale of baby bottles and sippy cups that contain bisphenol A (BPA). The ban is slated to take effect January 31, 2010...
May 11, 2009
Minnesota has passed a ban on bisphenol a (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups, and food containers intended for use by children the age of three. Minnesota is the first state in the...
April 22, 2009
Bayer MaterialScience LLC (BMS; Pittsburgh), the North American subsidiary of Bayer MaterialScience AG, says specialty chemical company Ashland will no longer be a distributor of...
March 16, 2009
Sunoco told investors it will not sell bisphenol A (BPA) to customers that intend to use it to make food and beverage containers used by children under three years of age. Sunoco...
March 13, 2009
Researchers at Wolfgang Goethe University (Frankfurt) say they have discovered synthetic estrogen leaching into mineral water from plastic bottles made with polyethylene terephthalate...
March 11, 2009
DSM says it has opened a previously announced new manufacturing facility for producing engineering plastics compounds, at the Ranjangaon MIDC industrial zone about 60 km from Pune, in...
March 6, 2009
Six baby bottle manufacturers said yesterday they will stop using bisphenol A (BPA) in their products, in response to a request last October by Connecticut Attorney General (AG)...
February 6, 2009
A judge has overturned a decision by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that would have allowed toys containing phthalates to remain on store shelves as long as they were...
January 26, 2009
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) says it is holding talks with employee representatives on enforced part-time working, in response to a sharp decline in orders and "unsatisfactory...
January 16, 2009
Idemitsu Kosan says it has cut production of polycarbonate (PC) resin by 20% at its 47,000-m.t./year plant at Chiba, Japan. The output reduction began on December 20, 2008, Idemitsu...
November 5, 2008
The company cites "significantly softening resin demand caused by the global economic slowdown."...
September 26, 2008
Ike Hit: Baytown without raw materials supply. Bayer MaterialScience says it has declared force majeure on products made by the company’s polyurethanes; coatings, adhesives, and...
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