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Read THIS Before Buying A Plastic Bottle, Health Alert!

Have you ever noticed the barcode given at the bottom of any plastic water bottle? I guess no one does so, actually, no one feels the need of it. But, let me inform you that it is very much required to check the bottom of the packed water bottles before buying because of many medical reasons.

You know water bottles that consist of letters HDPE, HDP, PP are safer to have while bottles that are marked with other letters indicates that the water is not safe to consume. 

Down here are a different type of marks that will help you out in distinguishing the dangerous and healthiest water.

Read THIS Before Buying A Plastic Bottle, Health Alert!

Read THIS Before Buying A Plastic Bottle, Health Alert!

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This graphic shows the signs you need to take care of

This graphic shows the signs you need to take care of

Check the marks according to the numbers they are provided with.

1. PETE or PET

1. PETE or PET

It is the most common type of plastic used in consumer products. Mostly, water bottles and soft drink bottles are made up of this kind of plastic and is advised to use just for a single time. It affects the hormonal balance by releasing some chemicals and heavy metals.

2. HDP or HDPE

2. HDP or HDPE

The specialists suggest that the bottles made up of this type of plastic emits least chemicals and are safer to consume.

3. PVC or 3V

3. PVC or 3V

This kind of plastic emits two toxic chemicals that harm the hormones badly. Therefore, it is suggested not to drink water from bottle showing off this mark.

4. LDPE

4. LDPE

Even though this type of plastic doesn't emit any chemicals in water, but it can not be utilised for the production of bottles.

5. PP

5.  PP

It is white-colored, semi-transparent plastic that is mostly used for packing purpose and hence not used in making water bottles.

6. PS

6. PS

Polystyrene is the lightest weighing plastic and is commonly used in making disposable cups, food containers, and plastic picnic cutlery. It liberates some carcinogenic substances when food is kept for the longer duration of time.

7. PC

7. PC

It is used in the manufacture of sports water bottles and food boxes. But researchers consider it as the most dangerous plastic one can ever encounter. It is suggested not to reuse the material made up of this plastic.

Say NO to plastic and SAVE yourself

Say NO to plastic and SAVE yourself

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