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.
European Plastics Converters Association launches survey on recycled plastics use in Europe; survey open to all European plastic converters until end of September 2017
UK plans banning plastic straws and cotton buds; New York governor proposes statewide ban on plastic bags, with exemptions
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