According to (EU) 2016/2235, Article 66 is added to Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation, as follows:
BPA hazards and uses
Bisphenol A (BPA) scientific name 2,2-bis (4-hydroxyphenyl) propane, is a low toxicity chemicals, with a certain degree of embryo toxicity and teratogenicity, plastic bottles and other plastic products in the bisphenol A may affect Infants and young children of the growth and development, and children's brain and sexual organs caused damage. BPA is mainly used for the production of polycarbonate, epoxy resin, polysulfone resin, polyphenylene ether resin, unsaturated polyester resin and other polymer materials. Can also be used for the production of plasticizers, flame retardants, antioxidants, heat stabilizers, rubber antioxidants, pesticides, coatings and other fine chemical products.