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ACC Petitions FDA to Restrict BPA’s Use in Baby Bottles, Cups

2:29 PM MDT | October 17, 2011 | —Kara Sissell

Measuring Risk: ACC says manufacturers of baby bottles stopped using BPA two years ago. ACC has asked the U.S. FDA to amend federal regulations to prohibit bisphenol A (BPA) in materials used to manufacture baby bottles and sippy cups. The FDA regulation at issue governs the use of polycarbonate resins in food contact materials and currently does not prohibit BPA in baby bottles or sippy cups. The request does not represent a change in ACC’s position that BPA is safe in those products. Instead, it is a reflection of a U.S. marketplace reality, ACC officials...

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