Numbers represent the type of material used in plastic bottles

- Dec 23, 2017 -

Number 1 in the bottom triangle of the plastic bottle: PET Polyethylene terephthalate

Common mineral water bottles, carbonated beverage bottles. Heat-resistant to 70 ℃ easy to deform, there are harmful substances melt.

After using plastic product number 1 for 10 months, the carcinogen DEHP may be released. Can not be placed in the car in the sun; Do not install wine, oil and other substances

Number 2 in plastic triangle at bottom: HDPE HDPE

Common white bottles, cleaning supplies, bath products. Do not use it as a glass, or as a storage container for other items. Cleaning is not complete, do not recycle.

Number 3 inside the plastic bottle triangle: PVC

Common raincoat, building materials, plastic film, plastic boxes and so on. Good plasticity, the price is cheap, so the use is very common, only heat 81. High temperature prone to bad material, rarely used in food packaging. Hard to clean residue, do not recycle. If the drinks do not buy.

Number 4 in the triangle at the bottom of the plastic bottle: PE polyethylene

Common cling film, plastic film. When high temperature harmful substances, toxic substances with the food into the human body, may cause breast cancer, birth defects and other diseases. Cling film into the microwave oven.

Plastic bottle triangle inside the number 5: PP polypropylene

Common soy milk bottles, yogurt bottles, fruit juice bottles, microwave lunch boxes. With a melting point of up to 167 ° C, it is the only plastic box that can be placed in a microwave and can be used repeatedly after careful cleaning. It should be noted that some microwave oven lunch boxes are made of No. 5 PP, but the lid is made of No. 1 PE. Since the PE can not withstand high temperatures, it can not be placed in the microwave oven together with the box.

Number 6: Polystyrene inside the triangle at the bottom of the plastic bottle

Common bowl filled instant noodles box, fast food box. Do not put in microwave oven to avoid releasing chemicals due to overheating. Acid loading (such as orange juice), alkaline substances, will decompose carcinogens. Avoid using fast food boxes to wrap hot food. Do not cook in a microwave bowl of instant noodles.

Plastic Bottom Triangle Number 7: PC Other

Common kettle, space cup, bottle. Department stores commonly used cups of this material as gifts. It is easy to release the toxic substance bisphenol A, harmful to the human body. Do not use when heating, do not direct sunlight.