Texas Lawmaker Proposes BPA Ban For Children's Products

Law360, Dallas (November 27, 2012, 7:14 PM EST) -- A Texas lawmaker on Monday filed a bill in advance of the 2013 legislative session that would ban the manufacturing and sale of children’s products containing bisphenol-A or other known human carcinogens, starting in September.

HB 218, authored by Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, would ban BPA from toys, jewelry and cosmetics designed or intended for children younger than 3, as well as from products intended to “help with sucking or teething or to facilitate sleep, relaxation or feeding.” Alvarado has introduced the bill twice before, in...
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