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Six Bottle Manufacturers to Stop Using BPA; New York County Okays Ban

2:48 PM MST | March 6, 2009 | Kara Sissell

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) Richard Blumenthal and two other AGs. The companies agreeing to the voluntary ban are Avent, Disney First Years, Dr. Brown, Evenflow, Gerber, and Playtex. “This prompt positive response sends a profoundly significant message that baby bottle manufacturers respect the science showing BPA health dangers and will do the right thing,” Blumenthal says. “Hopefully other...

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