Washington State to Outlaw Bisphenols in Paper Receipts

The State of Washington has voted to outlaw Bisphenols, commonly called BPA and BPS, effective January 1, 2025.

This is the announcement of the change.  CLICK HERE

You will notice that this affects many industries.

In addition to the change in law, the state is assisting with some of the transition costs associated with the ruling.  Specifically to the thermal paper market, what is not included is the significant increase in raw material costs that will be passed on to businesses and consumers.  You can CLICK HERE for the link to the state-supported assistance.


If you have questions or concerns, please contact Brandon Kent, Vice President of Telemark Diversified Graphics at bkent@telemarkcorp.com