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The European Commission (EC) has drafted a regulation on the use of bisphenol A in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food and amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 as regards the use of the substance in plastic food contact materials.

This draft regulation sets a new specific migration limit of 0,05 mg of BPA per kg of food (mg/kg) from varnishes or coatings applied to materials and articles intended for food contact.

Consultation period: August 23, 2017 to September 20, 2017



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