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European Commission strictly limits BPA in toys
June 25, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft
The European Commission has today strictly limited the level of bisphenol A (BPA) in toys for children up to the age of three years and for toys that are intended to be in the mouth. The limit—0.1 milligrams/liter (migration limit)—is taken from a standard that the European toy industry voluntarily applies to control the level of BPA in toys, the commission says. The standard has helped keep children's exposure to BPA from toys low in comparison with nonfood sources, such as dust or cosmetics, and far lower than that from diet, the commission says...
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