Draft regulation: EU proposes new SML of bisphenol A

Until September, 20th it was possible to comment a draft regulation of the European Commission to crackdown on bisphenol A (BPA) limits.

It creates a new specific migration limit (SML) of 0.05 mg/kg food for BPA migrating from varnishes and coatings applied to materials or articles intended for food contact.

Current levels allow an SML of 0.6 mg of BPA per kg of food (mg/kg).


Draft regulation and annex