- October 14, 2020
Germany submits intention to restrict 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol in articles and mixtures
Substance: Bisphenol A
Details on the scope of restriction: A) Restricting the use as an additive and the content in articles (0.02% by weight)
B) Restricting content of residues (unreacted monomer) in articles – also for imported goods (0.02% by weight)
C) 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