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FDA releases BPA report

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA releases the draft report on the safety of bisphenol-A in plastics related to food contact applications on Aug. 15, ahead of the Sept. 16 meeting of the BPA subcommittee of FDA's science board. The BPA subcommittee will meet at the Hilton Washington in Rockville, Md., to discuss the draft assessment of BPA for use in food contact applications, according to a same-day Federal Register notice. The subcommittee will also hear oral presentations from members of the public, the notice says. Chief Scientific Officer Frank Torti requested the BPA subcommittee's meeting and discussion of the FDA Task Force BPA report in early June (1"The Tan Sheet" June 9, 2008, In Brief)...

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