Plastic bottles pose health risk if boiled

时间:2019-03-02 05:16:01166网络整理admin

Could sterilising plastic bottles in hot water do more harm than good? Scott Belcher and his colleagues at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio have found that polycarbonate plastic bottles release up to 55 times more bisphenol A (BPA) after they’ve been washed in boiling water. BPA is found in many plastic food and drink containers and has been linked to breast and prostate cancer. Because they are often reused,