Movement To Ban BPA Heats Up In State Legislatures

Law360, New York (January 26, 2010, 5:39 PM EST) -- The movement to ban controversial chemical bisphenol A in children's products has gained momentum, with one bill passing in the Washington state House of Representatives, another being introduced in Vermont and other state lawmakers considering taking action, according to environmental health advocates.

On Monday, the Washington House voted 95-1 in favor of the Safe Baby Bottle Act, which would eliminate BPA from baby bottles, sippy cups, and other food and beverage containers used by children. The legislation will now move to the state Senate, where a...
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