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Centre Testing International Co., Ltd. (CTI) is the pioneer and leader in the TIC Industry which provides one-stop solutions on testing, inspection, certification, calibration, audit, training & technical services.


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Our service capabilties cover the upstream and downstream of the supply chain including textile and apparel,toys,electronic appliances,medical health,food...andother industries.


Comprehensively guarantee quality and safety, promote compliance and innovation, demonstrate brand competitiveness, and achieve higher quality, healthier, safer, and greener sustainable development.


Global requirements of Bisphenol A

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With the research results and adverse events of BPA exposure, many countries have conducted the risk assessment and established legal limits of it. The European Union, the United States, China and other countries have prohibited the use of BPA in children's products which are belong to food contact materials.

Latest Development

1. In March 2016, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed an emergency regulation for Prop 65 that warning label is required for bisphenol A from canned and bottled foods and beverages.

2. In March 2016, EU notified WTO of Circular G/TBT/N/EU/370 to publish a draft Commission Regulation proposing to amend (EU) No 10/2011 for plastic food contact materials. The amendment targets at regulating the use of bisphenol A.

3. In Feb 2016, the French REACH competent authority plans to submit a proposal to ECHA by 8 August that bisphenol A should be classified as an SVHC.

4. In Sep 2015, ECHA launched 60-day public consultations on the draft opinions on BPA: Shall not be placed on the market in thermal paper in concentration equal to or greater than 0.02% by weight. The European Commission will ultimately decide on BPA restriction in the Restriction List (Annex XVII) of REACH.

Global Requirements

United States 




BPA limit

Effective Date



Plastic container for baby food or infant formula product including Reusable food or beverage for children under 7


Jan 1, 2012


S 350

Reusable food or beverage container for children 3, any assisted diet tools for children under 3

≤ 2 ppm

Oct 1, 2012


AB 1319

Any baby bottles, toddlers’ cups, food and drinking containers for aged 3 and younger


Jan 1, 2013


SB 70

Baby bottles and sippy cups for aged 4 or younger


June 30,2011(manufacture)

Jan 1,2012(import and sale)



Infant formula or baby food that is stored in a reusable plastic container, jar or can


Jan 1, 2012


HB 192

Food or beverage container for children under age of 3