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October 6, 2009
Girls whose mothers were exposed to high levels of bisphenol A (BPA) during early months of pregnancy are more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior, according to a study published...
September 22, 2009
Environmental group Clean Production Action (Medford, MA) says it will unveil a “plastics scorecard” on September 30 that evaluates plastics for their environmental and...
September 14, 2009
Lawmakers in California Assembly rejected a bid to pass a bill restricting bishpenol-A (BPA) in certain children’s products and food containers, falling short of the 41 votes needed for passage. The “Toxin-Free Infant and Toddlers Act Safe Toddlers Act,” introduced by Senator Fran Pavley (D., Santa Monica), had an administrative deadline of September 11....
September 3, 2009
Toyo Engineering says it has been awarded a contract to build a previously announced polycarbonate (PC) manufacturing plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at Caojing...
September 3, 2009
California’s state Assembly has a statutory deadline of September 11 to vote on a bill banning bisphenol A (BPA) in certain children’s products, but lack of movement so far...
August 4, 2009
The food safety bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives would require the FDA to make a decision on the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) by the end of this year. If unable...
August 3, 2009
Teijin recorded a net loss ¥18 billion ($186 million) for the first quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared with a net profit of ¥2.7 billion in the corresponding period of the...
July 16, 2009
A panel of experts convened by the State of California has unanimously determined that bisphenol A (BPA) is not a reproductive toxicant and should not be listed under the state’s...
July 10, 2009
A study by Health Canada (Ottawa) has found found that levels of bisphenol a (BPA) in baby food sold in jars with metal lids are not high enough to cause harm to humans, including...
June 25, 2009
Demand for engineering thermoplastic resins is growing, says Kim Choate, global product director for Ultem resins at Sabic Innovative Plastics (Sabic-IP). The company expects...
June 12, 2009
The soft demand for durable goods, especially in the automotive and construction industries, has taken a toll on engineering plastics in the last year. Volatile raw material costs have...
June 11, 2009
Connecticut has passed legislation that will ban the manufacture and sale of infant formula and other baby food containers that contain bisphenol a (BPA) by October 2011. The move...
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