Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic

Posted In News, Pollution
Aug
27

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“The unprecedented plastic waste tide plaguing our oceans and shores, can become as limited as our chosen relationship with plastics, which involves a dramatic behavioral change on our part…”
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Canada is in the process of a historic move, becoming the first nation to add bisphenol-A to its list of toxic substances, Environment Canada confirmed Wednesday.

The chemical used in making plastic has become increasingly controversial since Ottawa promised two years ago it would designate it a toxic substance. Its estrogen-like effects are suspected of creating havoc with hormone levels…

Read Full Article, The Toronto Star

Canadian Government to designate bisphenol A as toxic by November, Postmedia News.

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