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Status Commission decided
Details on the scope of restriction Thermal paper
Reason for restriction The opinion from Anses published in April 2013 confirms the health effects of bisphenol A, particularly for pregnant women in terms of potential risks to the unborn child.Some exposure situations, mainly related to the handling of thermal paper (cash register receipts, credit card receipts, etc.),leading to potential risk for human health have been identified. Therefore, the restriction scope will be the use of BPA in thermal paper.
CLP Annex VI Index Number
  • 604-030-00-0

Intention timeline

Date of intention 2013-05-06
Expected date of submission 2014-01-17
Latest update 2018-12-21

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Restriction report and annexes

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April 9, 2021
  • Name: 4,4’-isopropylidenediphenol;bisphenol A4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol
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