Minnesota bans BPA, adopts statewide approach to regulate chemicals in children’s products

child sippy cupLast week, Minnesota became the first state to ban bisphenol A (BPA) in children’s baby bottles and sippy cups. At the same time, Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty also signed the Toxic Free Kids Act, which creates a statewide approach to evaluating chemicals in children’s products.

Suffolk County, New York is the only other jurisdiction to have banned BPA in children’s cups. Other states considering a BPA ban include California, Connecticut, Michigan and New York.

To learn more about the new laws, check out my earlier postMinnesota Legislature Considers Toxic Free Kids Act and BPA Free Baby Products Act.

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