BiSphenol A

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is evaluating new scientific evidence on the potential effects of bisphenol A (BPA) on the immune system Read more


2015 has been a busy year for the medical plastics sector. Lu Rahman handpicks her favourite stories of the year that highlight the innovation that keeps on coming from the sector Read more


A group of companies representing the interests of manufacturers of polycarbonate and other materials containing bisphenol A (BPA) have expressed their disappointment following a proposal by the French Senate to restrict BPA. Read more


Following a thorough literature review, MPN can confirm no evidence exists that bisphenol A is dangerous and is on a par with caffeine. An adult would have to ingest 600 kg of BPA-contacted food a day to approach the daily intake limit set by the EU. Read more


The French government has passed a law which will forbid the use of bisphenol A in any food packaging, tubes and containers as well as medical devices for pregnant women, new born babies and neonatals in France. The law will take effect Jan 1, 2015. Read more

PlasticsEurope have criticised the French General Assembly's adoption of a law proposal to impose a use restriction for BPA-based food contact packaging from January 2015. Read more