BPA is an organic synthetic compound belonging to the group of diphenylmethane derivatives and bisphenols, with two hydroxyphenyl groups. It is a colorless solid that is soluble in organic solvents, but poorly soluble in water. It has been in commercial use since 1957.
BPA is employed to make certain plastics and epoxy resins. BPA-based plastic is clear and tough, and is made into a variety of common consumer goods.
Fiber drums, Bigbags, PE bags
Polycarbonate plastic going into :
- Plastic Bottles
- Sports equipment
- CD & DVD
Epoxy resins going into :
- Lining water pipes
- Coating of the inside of food and beverage cans
- Thermal paper