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Commission strictly limits BPA in toys

8:27 AM MDT | June 27, 2014 | —Michael Ravenscroft

The European Commission has strictly limited the level of bisphenol A (BPA) in toys for children up to the age of three years and for all toys that are intended to be placed 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 compared with nonfood sources, such as dust or cosmetics, and far lower than from diet, the commission says...

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