The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Committee for Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC) released its draft opinions on the restriction proposals for bisphenol A (BPA, CAS 80-05-7) in thermal paper and for pentadecafluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, CAS 335-67-1), its salts and PFOA-related substances, as well as articles and mixtures containing these substances in September 2015 (FPF reported). A public consultation on both SEAC draft opinions is being held – comments can be submitted here until November 16, 2015.

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Joe Whitworth (October 19,2015). “Consultation on BPA and PFOA restriction.Food Production Daily