PETE or PET
These release chemicals and heavy metals that affect the production of hormones in the body.
HDPE or HDP
These letters stand for ‘safe.’ You can buy that water, because it’s referred as the healthiest product. Bottles with such marks don’t release chemicals and toxins.
PVC or 3V
These letters represent two toxic substances that affect the hormonal balance in your body. It’s a no.
This plastic doesn’t contain or release any chemicals, but it’s not fit for the production of plastic bottles. It’s added to plastic bags.
It’s semi-transparent or white plastic often added in the plastic for yoghurt cups and syrup packages.
You can see these letters on fast food casings and coffee cups. PS means that the plastic releases carcinogens in the content.
Non-labelled plastic or PC
This is the most dangerous plastic. Although it releases BPA, some producers use it in the production of food containers and sports water bottles.
Always check the bottom of your bottle. It can save your life!