Europe sets new limit for bisphenol A migration in food packaging

Edited on 02/20/2018
Summary: 
The European Commission has lowered the BPA migration limit from varnishes or coatings intended to come into contact with food at 0.05 mg / kg of food.
News text: 

The European Commission has amended the Commission Regulation (EU) n°10/2011 of 14th January 2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food : the migration into or onto food of BPA from varnishes or coatings applied to materials and articles shall not exceed a specific limit of 0,05 mg of BPA per kg of food.

Recorded on the 12th February 2018, this provision will apply from the 06th September 2018.

For additional information: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32018R0213&from=FR