Amazon announces ban on toxic chemicals and plastics in food packaging

PFAS, phthalates, BPA are among the dangerous chemicals Amazon Kitchen brands now prohibit
Amazon joins a growing trend of companies eliminating toxic chemicals in food packaging
MEDIA CONTACT Stephanie Stohler Communications Director <> SEATTLE, WA – Today Amazon announced <> that it will ban certain toxic chemicals and plastics <> in the food packaging materials used for its Amazon Kitchen brand. Toxic chemicals PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), phthalates, BPA (bisphenol A) and other bisphenols, and the plastics polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene (PS), and expanded polystyrene (EPS) are now restricted in certain private-label food contact materials. Amazon’s new commitment is the latest update to the chemicals policy <> it first launched in 2018, which also restricts toxic chemicals in private-label baby, household cleaning, personal care, and beauty products as well as brand-name paint-removal products.
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