Category: BPA

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California Considers Listing BPA Under Proposition 65

On July 15, 2009, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) received a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council, asking OEHHA to initiate the process for listing bisphenol-A (BPA) as a reproductive toxicant under the Safe Drinking Water and...

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Connecticut bans BPA in all reusable food and beverage containers

Connecticut adopted a ban on bisphenol-A (BPA) this month as Public Act 09-103. Beginning on October 1, 2011, no one may manufacture, sell, offer for sale, or distribute any reusable food or beverage container that contains BPA within the state of Connecticut. The ban will...

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Chicago bans BPA in baby bottles

This week Chicago became the first city in the nation to ban bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby bottles and sippy cups. BPA is a chemical commonly used in plastic water bottles and food containers to make the container clear and shatter-resistant. Following the lead of one...