Danish consumer council finds BPA, BPF and BADGE in coating lacquers of soda cans
Metal cans are coated to protect the cans from degrading due to chemical reactions with the food. Coatings also prevent unwanted chemical interactions in the food, caused by migrating metal ions. In this dossier, we provide information on different types of can coatings for direct food contact. Further, the toxicity and exposure assessment of chemicals migrating from can coatings, as well as the regulatory background, are also addressed.
Five Nordic consumer organizations find BPA and BADGE in coating lacquer of coconut milk cans, but BPF and BPS were not detected
Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry holds public forum on alternatives for BPA-containing can linings; non-BPA epoxy material showing no endocrine activity presented
Belgium passes Royal Decree on varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with foodstuffs
Experts from industry and academia explain fundamental concepts and legal background of chemical substitutions; discuss practical challenges in replacing chemicals of concern in food packaging materials