New York City plans to extent current bisphenol A ban by prohibiting 6 BPA substitutes in children’s products



The New York State Assembly has put forth a bill than bans Bisphenol A substitution chemicals in children’s products. The bill would amend the “Bisphenol A-free Children and Babies Act” in the Environmental Conservation Law that prohibits the sale of children’s products containing BPA. The draft amendment includes the ban of the bisphenol-based substitutes Bisphenol S, Bisphenol FBisphenol AP, Bisphenol AF, bisphenol B and Bisphenol Z.

The change is scheduled to become effective on December 31, 2019. The legislative process can be tracked here.

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