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Bisphenol A

Bisphenol was once present in thermal paper. Bisphenol A is an industrial chemical that has been used since the 1960s. This substance is mainly used in the manufacture of plastics but also in resins and thermal paper. Thermal paper is often used by consumers. They are used to make receipts for cash registers, parking lots, transportation, boarding passes, movie tickets, labels applied to postal packages or food,…From January 2, 2020, Bisphenol A will be banned in thermal paper.

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