FDA Advances Petition To Ban BPA In Formula Packaging

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will publish a proposal to ban bisphenol A-based epoxy coating from use on infant formula containers, U.S. Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., who is pushing for a ban, said Wednesday.

The FDA has accepted a petition from Markey to revise its BPA regulations and, within 90 business days, will file the petition in the Federal Register, to allow and review any public comments.

This will be the first time the FDA has initiated a rule change for infant formula and use...
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