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German Federal Agency Challenges BPA Safety; Scrutiny of Reach Dossier to Follow

9:26 AM MDT | June 14, 2010 | Alex Scott

A study published by Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Germany’s federal environment agency, has identified potential hazards associated with the use of bisphenol A (BPA). UBA published its study, named Bisphenol A – a chemical with adverse effects produced in large quantities, in the past few days.   Producers and users of BPA in the European Union (EU) are required to submit human health and environment data for the substance by November 30, 2010 under obligations to the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) program. UBA...

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