Chemical Week Magazine :: Regulatory
Industry presses EU to review member statesâ€™ BPA bans
7:10 AM MST | November 30, 2012 | â€”Kara Sissell
Plastics Europe (Brussels), an industry group, has asked EU authorities to â€śensure that member states respect existing EU rules and processes on food contact materials.â€ť The move follows a decision by France to ban bisphenol A (BPA) in almost all food contact materials, as of July 2013. Belgium and Switzerland also have announced plans to ban BPA, but the proposal is limited to food packaging materials intended for children younger than three years. These decisions by EU member state authorities will have widespread negative financial consequences, Plastics...
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