16 Feb 2018

Bisphenol A: EU reduces limits for food contact materials

The EU Commission has published a new Regulation, to apply from 6 September 2018, that lowers the regulatory specific migration limit ('SML') for BPA in food contact materials from 0.6 to 0.05 mg/kg food and extends it to coating materials which are used to line food and drink cans.

See also Q&A; of the European Commission regarding Bisphenol A.