Tag Archives: BPA

More Safety Testing Needed on Chemicals Prior to Introduction

New research further muddies the waters about the safety of a certain class of plastics used in bottles and food can lining.  Researchers at the University of Calgary [..]

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Can Bio-Friendly BGF Replace BPA In Polycarbonate?

A green candidate to replace bisphenol A (BPA) in polycarbonate may emerge from a waste product of the papermaking process, according to research presented at the annual meeting [..]

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BPA-Free Polycarbonate Has Big Plans For Auto Panels

Keep your eyes on a new engineering plastic that is said to outperform polycarbonate in critical areas and is made without bisphenol A—a chemical under attack in some [..]

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FDA Backs Polycarbonate Producers on BPA Safety

The science is behind us. The major producers of polycarbonate have firmly taken that stand in defense of bisphenol A (BPA), which has been under attack for about [..]

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BPA Issue Emerges at Antec Plenary Session

The plastics industry has faced many public relations problems in its history. Its approach to problems has improved in recent years, but the bisphenol A (BPA) controversy appears [..]

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