Evaluation of the potential health risks of substances migrating from polycarbonate replacement baby bottles.

Last updated on 12-6-2020 by Jill Alexandre

Peer reviewed scientific article

English

SCIENSANO

Abstract:

Since the European Commission prohibited the use of bisphenol A in the production of polycarbonate (PC) baby bottles, many other materials have replaced PC for the manufacture of this type of food contact materials. In the present study, the potential migration risks associated with these alternative materials were investigated. First, all substances were evaluated for endocrine disruptive (ED) activity by using different existing lists of (suspected) ED chemicals. Next, the potential non-ED risks were assessed. A distinction was made between migrants listed in Annex I of European Regulatio…

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