BPA was added to the list of Substances of Very High Concern in January 2017, but PlasticsEurope took the European Chemical Agency to court over the matter Read more

Industry News

Researchers at the Catholic University of Korea have published findings on research into BPA-free colour fasteners in thermally printed tickets and receipts. Read more


The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has responded to a study by Exeter University by outlining its position on the safety and use of Bisphenol-A (BPA). Read more


Polycarbonate researchers have produced a more eco-friendly polymer, replacing BPA with a lemon-derivative that maintains conventional thermal properties. Read more


At the upcoming Fakuma tradeshow, Covestro, is inviting questions and discussion about the much maligned chemical substance, Bisphenol A (BPA). Read more


The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has today published its final scientific opinion on the safety of Bisphenol A (BPA), concluding that it poses “no health risk to consumers of any age group at current exposure levels”. Read more


Plastic’s ‘image problem’ goes back a long way

David Gray considers the image of plastic, the battle to overcome 'negativity' and why this is far from a 'new' perception. Read more

29 Aug 2013 08:00 Guest Blog