Plastic cup, ceramic cup, stainless steel cup, glass... with which to drink more safe?


Release time:

2023-10-18

I'm sure many of you have heard this phrase. But in fact, there are also safe and non-toxic good plastic cups, and has always been considered safe mugs, enamel cups, etc., in fact, there are hidden risks. The key is to correctly use cups of different materials. Today, I will focus on the inventory. What kind of cup is safer to drink?

Plastic cup, ceramic cup, stainless steel cup, glass... with which to drink more safe?

"Don't buy plastic cups to drink water, especially hot water, which is toxic."

I'm sure many of you have heard this phrase. But in fact, there are also safe and non-toxic good plastic cups, and has always been considered safe mugs, enamel cups, etc., in fact, there are hidden risks. The key is to correctly use cups of different materials.

Today, I will focus on the inventory. What kind of cup is safer to drink?

01 plastic cups are preferred for category 5 PP materials and category 7 Tritan and PC materials, and beverage bottles should not be reused;

02 mugs do not choose small workshops, be careful of lead precipitation, do not choose the inner wall with patterns;

03 enamel cup pay attention to whether the surface coating is peeled off, and do not put into the microwave oven;

04 food grade stainless steel is quite safe, but the cup is biased;

05 glass preferred high borosilicate glass, do not choose the inner wall has printed.

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plastic cup

/see what kind of material/

There was a period of time when it was wildly circulated on the Internet that the digital logo under the plastic bottle could be used several times. This is a rumor!

In fact, this is a common international classification of plastics, and different numbers indicate plastics of different materials.

☛plastic cup selection guide:

Among all plastic cups, PP 5 and Tritan or PC 7 can be selected first. These materials can be filled with cold water, hot water and various beverages. If it is for children, you can also choose Tritan material instead of PC material, because Tritan will not have bisphenol A(BPA) residue problem.

A cup made of Tritan material, with the bottom mark of No.7 | Adu shooting

Many sellers will promote "food contact grade plastic". In fact, according to relevant national standards, it is strictly called "plastic resin for food contact": as long as it meets the standard that "when plastic contacts food, the substances migrated into food should not endanger human health, cause changes in food composition, structure, color, aroma and other properties, and should not produce technical functions for food, it belongs to the requirement of" plastic resin for food contact.

The outstanding advantage of plastic cups is that they are light and not broken. They are suitable for portability. Many sports kettles and milk bottles are made of plastic. In addition to the number mentioned above, it should also be noted that if there are small cracks, it is best to replace them in time.

☛Special tips:

Most of our common beverage bottles and mineral water bottles are Class 1 PET bottles. Many people will leave the bottles after drinking all the drinks and refilling them with water, seasonings, edible oil, etc.