Minnesota considers bill to ban BPA from children's products

02/3/2009 | WCCO-TV (Minneapolis) · Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

Lawmakers in Minnesota are considering a bill that would ban bisphenol A from toys, bottles and other products for young children. Minnesota is one of more than a dozen states considering such a regulation, and while scientists testifying before state Senate committees on Monday urged the bill's passage, industry representatives argued that a ban would present difficulties for manufacturers and that there is no proof that BPA is dangerous. "Bisphenol-A is not a risk to human health, particularly at these very low levels," said Steven Hentges of the American Chemistry Council.

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