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BPA Alternative in Paper Products Raises Concerns

Scientists have recently found that companies avoiding the use of bisphenol-A in their paper products are now replacing the infamous chemical with a different one, bisphenol-S. Concern exists regarding this new chemical because of its similarity to bisphenol-A, and scientists have called for research on the impacts the new chemical has on those who come into contact with it. An article in the Environmental Leader reports that the study found relatively large amounts of BPS in a range of products.

PaperGeni First in SA to Offer BPA-Free Thermal Paper

By Roshana Jansen, IT Web

From March 2012, selected products in the PaperGeni range of thermal paper rolls will no longer contain the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA). “There is a fast-growing international market demand for greener, BPA-free thermal receipt paper, as it is perceived ...Read More.

BPA Contamination and Thermal Cash Register Receipts

Researchers have warned that 94 percent of thermal cash register receipts are contaminated with Bisphenol A (BPA) - a substance that may have harmful health effects. ...Read More.

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