Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic
“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…”
Captions and Photo: © SAF — Coastal Care
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…