This Opinion aims at providing scientific support to the EC in assessing the risk of the presence of BPA in clothing articles and the potential need for legislative amendments in the chemicals legislation and/or enforcement measures under the General Product Safety Directive.
Findings presented in the scientific Opinion will feed into the Commission’s reporting obligations under Article 28 of the TPD and help the EC in assessing the potential need for legislative amendments under the Directive or other regulatory/enforcement measures. Deadline for comments is 26 October 2020.
The preliminary Opinion will be open for public consultation from 26 October to 7 December 2020. Deadline for registration to the Hearing: 16 October 2020.
by Prof. Vera Rogiers, Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) and Chair of the SCCS Working Group on Methodology, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium.