November 7, 2016
US Senator Edward J. Markey along with Congresswoman Grace Meng and Congressman Ted W. Lieu introduced H.R.6269 - Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2016 on September 28, 2016.
The bill aims to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA, CAS 80-05-7) in food containers, and for other purposes. The bill also states that a warning label on any food container containing BPA during the phase-out is required.
The bill also indicates that replacing BPA with other carcinogenic, toxic or endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as bisphenol S is prohibited.
The bill is set for discussion in the Congress and Senate.