On February 25, 2015 the U.S. chemical industry trade association American Chemistry Council (ACC) published a news release to announce a launch of a communications campaign to highlight bisphenol A (BPA, CAS 80-05-7) safety. The ACC believes it is important to share clear, authoritative statements about BPA safety with consumers and manufacturers. The ACC stresses that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have both recently reaffirmed that BPA is safe for use in food contact materials and other consumer products. The ACC’s Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group now wants to share the scientific conclusions of EFSA and FDA. Advertisements are planned to appear in various media including USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and on a number of consumer, news and health websites.
ACC (February 25, 2015). “American Chemistry Council highlights EFSA, FDA conclusions on BPA safety to consumers, stakeholders.”