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What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle

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Aug 14, 2014 ... Bacteria can harbor in the cracks, posing a health risk,” they wrote. In addition, “ reuse of plastic water bottles can lead to bacterial ...

Health Effects of Plastic Water Bottles | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Dec 28, 2015 ... Some types of plastic water bottles contain chemicals that may leach ... PET bottles contain no BPA or faux-estrogen, but do pose potential health risks. ... design, which makes it difficult to properly clean the bottle for reuse.

Is reusing water bottles safe? | Go Ask Alice!

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Mar 24, 2015 ... As an experiment, I tried refilling the empty bottles with tap water and refrigerating them. ... Your question offers an opportunity to learn a bit more about the safety issues regarding the ubiquitous water bottles many ... The refillers say that washing and reusing water bottles is safe, ... General Health archive.

Reusing Plastic Bottles Can Pose Serious Health Hazards

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Reusing plastic bottles may do more harm than good by releasing toxic chemicals that can cause a host of serious health problems. ... Most types of plastic bottles are safe to reuse at least a few times if properly washed with hot soapy water. ... very small, but there are concerns about the cumulative effect of small doses.

Plastic bottles and food containers | Cancer Research UK

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Sep 29, 2016 ... Most of the concerns about plastic bottles and containers focus on whether ... warn people about reusing plastic bottles, freezing water in them or ... did a full scientific review of BPA and concluded there was no health risk.

Understanding the Health Risks of Aluminum Water Bottles ...

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Jun 28, 2012 ... Aluminum water bottle health risks ... Studies have pointed out that increased amounts of dietary aluminum may contribute to skeletal issues in preterm or at ... When it comes to reusable water bottles, there are many choices ...

Bottled Water and its Health and Environmental Impact

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Jan 15, 2011 ... Drinking water from a plastic water bottle poses serious health risks to you and ... using a glass or steel bottle instead will bypass the risks associated with ... and they typically are reused many times, unlike the smaller bottles.

How harmful is it to drink from a plastic water bottle? - New Statesman

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Oct 1, 2015 ... And even if you end up reusing those bottles, they could still ... birth weight, this is still concerning given the greater potential health risks with ...

Plastic: Health and Disease Prevention - What is polyethylene ...

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Jun 3, 2015 ... PET is also used to make bottles for water, juice, sports drinks, beer, ... toxin DEHA also appeared in the water sample from reused water bottles. ... Cancer prevention involves modifying these factors to decrease cancer risk.