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San Francisco Proposes Changes to Children’s Products Bill

1:38 PM MDT | January 17, 2007 | Kara Sissell

Concerns: Legislation would study, but not ban, BPA. San Francisco officials have proposed amendments that remove bisphenol A (BPA) from legislation that would enact a city-wide ban on certain chemicals in children’s products. San Francisco proposed a ban last year on six phthalates and BPA in products intended for young children, which prompted several business groups including the California Retailers Association (Sacramento) and ACC to sue the city. The lawsuit claims that federal laws take precedence over the city’s ordinances. It was unclear at...

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