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Restriction proposed on BPA in thermal paper
10:35 AM MDT | June 19, 2014 | Michael Ravenscroft
France has submitted a proposal to restrict the marketing of thermal paper containing bisphenol A (BPA) under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach) regulations. The proposal is to restrict using BPA at a concentration equal to or greater than 0.02% by weight in thermal paper, a concentration limit that is equivalent a total ban of BPA in this application. Existing standard analytical methods for BPA should be used to establish the concentration of BPA in thermal paper, according to the proposal...
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