Bisphenol-A (BPA)

Bisphenol A or BPA, is a chemical used to make plastics including materials that come into contact with food such as refillable drinks bottles and food storage containers. It's also used to make protective coatings and linings for food and drinks cans.

Below you can read our answers to frequently-asked-questions about BPA, and find out more about EFSA's two-stage public consultation on its draft opinion on the possible risks to public health from bisphenol A (BPA).

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