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orchipalar
24-12-2008, 01:23 AM
Err buddies...the commonly found plastic bottles used as baby milk bottles...
or those widely used to contain drinking water are linked to being health hazard by studies...

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2008/12/23/nation/20081223154851&sec=nation

These plastic bottles are marked at the bottom of the bottles as...
"PC 7"...

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/22/health/22well.html

Those other common plastic bottles or containers(marked "1,3,6")...
are also NOT recommended to be...reusable due to the
potential health hazard...which could be caused by leaching of
harmful chemicals from these plastic containers...into the liquid or foodstuffs.

More related published articles...of the potentially harmful use of plastic
bottles...

http://hubpages.com/hub/Safe-Plastics-Vs-Unsafe-Plastics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polycarbonate#Potential_hazards_in_food_contact_ap plications

http://pattycake.ca/submissions/plasticwaterbottles