Bisphenol A

Sales of BPA continue to increase, despite claims the material (used in food packaging) harms human health.

BPA sales to approach $19bn by 2019

By Jenni Spinner

Despite frequent calls from government leaders, researchers and advocacy groups to ban bisphenol A, demand for the chemical (frequently found in food packaging) continues to rise.

EFSA and BPA : It begins

BPA consultation launched by EFSA

By Joseph James Whitworth

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a consultation on the draft opinion of consumer exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) with a comment deadline of September.  

The new SIPA water cooler bottle

SIPA ditches BPA in water cooler bottles

By Rod Addy

Plastics firm SIPA has replaced its polycarbonate (PC) water cooler bottle, which contains the controversial compound Bisphenol A (BPA), with a 100% polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recyclable version.

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