- October 7, 2020
Germany submits intention to restrict Bisphenol A in articles above 0,02% | 07 October 2020
Substances in the scope: 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol (Bisphenol A) and structurally related bisphenols (including derivatives) of similar concern for the environment.
Details on the scope of restriction:
(*) Restricting the use as an additive and the content in articles (0.02% by weight)
(*) Restricting content of residues (unreacted monomer) in articles – also for imported goods (0.02% by weight)
(*) Restricting the use of mixtures with content of 0.02% by weight for non-automated processes D) Introducing release rates for BPA from articles (products and subassemblies) during service life (weathering, leaching due to cleaning action) preventing release into the environment and/or (direct) migration to organisms.
Link to the Registry of restriction intentions until outcome