TITLE

MEC and Lululemon Ban Polycarbonate Water Bottles

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
SGB;Jan2008, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that outdoor goods retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEG) and Lululemon Athletica Inc. have removed polycarbonate water bottles from their stores in Canada due to growing consumer concerns over their safety. MEG has pulled most products containing bisphenol-A (BPA) used in the production of polycarbonate plastics due to studies that have linked BPA to infertility and cancer. Patagonia was the first retailer to pull polycarbonate products from its stores in December 2005.
ACCESSION #
28513201

 

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