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ACC Petitions FDA to Modify Regulations for Polycarbonate Resins

9:04 AM MDT | October 10, 2011 | Kara Sissell

ACC is asking the U.S. FDA to amend federal regulations to state that bisphenol A (BPA) may not be used in baby bottles and sippy cups. The FDA regulation at issue governs the use of polycarbonates in food contact materials and currently does not prohibit BPA in baby bottles or sippy cups. ACC says the move does not mean it has altered its position that BPA is safe in those products, rather it is a reflection of a U.S. marketplace reality. Baby bottles and sippy cups sold in the U.S. no longer contain BPA and have not for more than two years, says Steve...

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