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Offline CareDC

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Plastic bottles controvercy
« on: February 08, 2008, 09:25:50 AM »
Are plastic bottles safe to use?

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080207/baby_bottles_080207/20080207?hub=Health

That depends whom you listen to. In any case, parents should at least be aware of the issue.

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Re: Plastic bottles controvercy
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2008, 02:40:44 PM »
I think it's time to go back to glass baby bottles and ceramic cups. 

Here's another article on - PVC (polyvinyl chloride) another toxic plastic:

http://www.besafenet.com/pvc/about.htm

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Re: Plastic bottles controvercy
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2008, 04:32:43 PM »
Environmental Defence decided to test 3 brands of bottles in Canada: Avent, Gerber and Platex.  They put them through what a normal bottle would go through, including dishwashing, microwaving and normal wear and tear. They found that BPA leached into all of the liquid in the bottles and Avent was the worst.

http://www.citynews.ca/blogs/healthydialogue_19585.aspx

 

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