New York’s unfakeable driver’s license: Will the BPA-containing card also be untouchable?

New driver’s licenses in New York will be made of polycarbonate — often (always?) made with bisphenol A (BPA). Since the enviros have attacked receipts containing BPA, will they go after the new licenses as well?

Read more at the New York Times.

New York banned BPA from some uses in 2010.

One thought on “New York’s unfakeable driver’s license: Will the BPA-containing card also be untouchable?”

  1. Granted that BP-A appears to be harmless, even when used in cups and bottles from which people drink directly. If I were going all precautionary, I might exclude BP-A from items designed for contact with mucus membranes, like eye drop containers and cups, but worry less about items that would only touch mucus membranes under very odd conditions — like the cash register receipt contains the classified info and you have to feed it to your baby to keep the bad guys from getting it.
    If you are sucking on your driver’s license, I suspect you’re already reducing your odds of entering the gene pool, so genetic issues would be less important.

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