What is BPA?
Bisphenol A, also commonly referred to as BPA, is an organic chemical. It primarily serves as a basic building block for the production of polymer plastics and coatings, mainly polycarbonate and epoxy resins.
Polycarbonate and epoxy resin are high performance, sustainable and eco-efficient materials. They are well established in respective applications because of their unique combinations of properties.
End-user applications of BPA-based polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins are numerous and diverse, like for example: DVDs, computers and home appliances, spectacles, safety glasses, and optical lenses, reusable water bottles and food storage containers, medical equipment and safety helmets, construction materials, in linings for food and drink cans, as well as high performance paints and coatings to withstand extreme conditions.