Here is a bit of information that our supplier is authorized to provide:
We do not use the words Non-BPA as this is apparently a misnomer. Our suggested term is non-Epoxy, which means that BPA will not be a part of the initial can, but as you know BPA is now present in our world and will take years to disappear from water, soil and other places before we can say BPA free.
Description of lining historically used which contained BPA
Epoxy – also known as polyepoxide, is a thermosetting polymer formed from the reaction of an epoxide “resin” with polyamine “hardener”.
Description of new (non-epoxy) linings which do not contain BPA
Vinyl – compound used in plastic, plastic material, any resin formed by polymerization of compounds containing the vinyl group
Polyester – a synthetic polymer in which the monomers are linked together by the chemical group -COO-. Use: resins, plastics, textile fibers.
Here is a letter with the can description from our Coconut Milk packer.