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Germany Raises Questions About BPA’s Safety Profile in Europe

8:18 AM MDT | June 25, 2010 | —alex scott

A study published by Umweltbundesamt (UBA; Dessau-Rosslau, Germany), the German federal environment agency, has identified potential hazards associated with the use of bisphenol A (BPA). Industry groups say the study, Bisphenol A – a Chemical with Adverse Effects Produced in Large Quantities, contradicts established safety assessments by European agencies. Producers and users of BPA in the European Union (EU) are required to submit human health and environment data for BPA by November 30, 2010 as part of standard obligations under the Registration, Evaluation...

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