4 Secrets of Water Bottles No One Wants You to Know

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Do you know what dark secrets are under the cap of the plastic bottles?As we all drink water from them.
Rad Beaver is going to disclose the 4 main ones for you.

4. Why we shouldn’t reuse plastic bottles

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Pay attention to the special signs on the bottom of a plastic bottle, as those numbered triangles tell which type of plastic was used and it can discharge dangerous chemicals.

  • When exposed to oxygen or high temperatures, including sun heat a bottle which is labelled 1 (PET or PETE)  such a bottle will discharge toxic substances that get into the water and is only safe for a single use.
  • Bottles labelled 3 or 7 (PVC and PC) release toxic chemicals which are able to mix up into your food and drinks and long exposure can even result in severe health problem, therefore, shall be avoided.

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If you regularly disinfect the bottles made of polyethene (2 and 4) and polypropylene (5 and PP) they appropriate for various uses. They’re safe for storing cold water in them.

3. Bacteria and basic hygiene breaches

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A number of bacteria in such bottles often exceeds safety limits. Drinking water from a used plastic bottle is approximately similar to licking a toilet seat, a dog’s toy, or even worse scientists say.Not rinsing it thoroughly enough we ourselves create the perfect growth conditions by taking the bottle with dirty hands and keeping warm water in it. Hene regularly rinses the bottles with warm soapy water, vinegar, or antibacterial mouthwash.

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We likely to get food poisoning or hepatitis A even with washing the bottles thoroughly. Most bacteria live on bottle necks that you can’t wash well enough research showed that. Use a straw to be on the safe side.

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