easycash follows the recommendation of the Federal Environmental Agency and provides Bon roll paper as a precaution in Ratingen, November 2010. The easycash GmbH, a company of the Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), will sell in the future only Bon paper that contains no Bisphenol (BPA). It follows the payment specialist of a recommendation of the Federal Environmental Agency 1. The chemical is also included with many objects of everyday life in addition to thermal papers. It is suspected, to intervene in the hormonal cycle of humans and to cause health damage. From January 2011 the new BPA-free rolls over the easycash Accessories Shop 2 are available; the prices remain unchanged.
“The experts disagree A in relation to the risk potentials of Bisphenol”, so easycash CEO Marc Birkner. “easycash the interests of its customers very seriously. Therefore we have decided to exclude any risk, and to use only BPA-free paper in the future.” BPA in the criticism of Bisphenol A-containing Thermal paper was advised after media reports in the criticism: in animal studies had increased concentrations of similar to the hormone estrogen-acting substance deformities and mental retardation caused. The chemical that is very widely used in the industry is used as a basic building block for the production of plastics and synthetic resins and is reflected accordingly in many things of everyday life. According to a decision of the EU of the 26.11.2010 prohibited its use in baby bottles from next year. In thermal papers, the percentage of the substance is around 1%. BPA serves here as a developer and provides in connection with the actual dye for the redaction of document paper. The step, to avoid BPA-containing papers easycash perceives its responsibility towards its customers and follows a non-binding recommendation of the German Federal Environment Agency. So, the company excludes health risks through the use of receipt paper.