IHS Chemical Week

Health Minister Backs France's Proposed BPA Restrictions

12:26 PM MDT | October 11, 2011 | Kara Sissell

France’s Health Minister Xavier Bertrand  says a recent report by the nation’s food safety agency Anses (Paris) has convinced him to support a proposal that would ban bipshenol A (BPA) in all food packaging, local reports say. The bill would also prohibit BPA’s use in all packaging intended for nursing mothers and children under three. The bill, if passed, would make France the first country to enact a nationwide ban on BPA in food contact materials. Consumer advocacy groups in the U.S. have been pushing for similar measure but so far have...

If you have already signed up for access to Chemical Week Regulatory Watch, please log in here.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you. 

contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa