House Panel To Mull BPA Ban In Baby Products

Law360, New York (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Amid rising concerns over the controversial chemical's safety, a congressional committee is set to consider one of two bills that would impose a ban on bisphenol A for use in food or drink containers for young children.

At a public hearing Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Environmental Health will review a version of one of the bills — known as H.B. 1180 — that would restrict the use of BPA beginning in July 2010 in cans, jars or other containers that are used...
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