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Month: August 2016


ACC files comments to inform EPA’s development of rules under the LCSA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is already moving quickly to implement the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act (LCSA), and here at ACC we have been actively engaged with the...

New study finds greater access to plastics recycling programs

Good news on the recycling front: a new study found that more than 60 percent of the U.S. population has access to recycling programs for a wide range of...

ADA listens to the science: “BPA in dental sealants safe”

Many of today’s consumer products are safer and more effective, thanks to bisphenol A (BPA). Every day we benefit from clear, shatter-resistant polycarbonate plastic and tough epoxy resins, both...

Silicones help athletes perform in Rio

We celebrate the hard work and talent of the world’s best athletes as they compete in over 300 events in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. But these competitors don’t just...


Finland listens to the science on BPA

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health and the National Institute for Health and Welfare recently released a report on exposure of hairdressers to several chemicals, one of which was bisphenol...