Researchers find free and conjugated BPA in human fetal livers from voluntary early pregnancy terminations confirming an earlier finding. Presented data is suggestive of a slower metabolism in fetuses relative to adults, however based on a limited reference group size.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sends letter objecting to adoption of plastic waste trade regulations between OECD member states, against recent Basel Convention amendments
European Plastics Converters Association launches second survey on recycled plastics use in Europe; special focus on quality issues with recyclates; survey open to all European plastics converters until May 2018
UK plans banning plastic straws and cotton buds; New York governor proposes statewide ban on plastic bags, with exemptions
European Plastics Converters Association launches survey on recycled plastics use in Europe; survey open to all European plastic converters until end of September 2017