Single Serve non-recycled PET bottles and 5-gallon bottles for Water Coolers
All of our “single-serve” bottles from 8 ounces to 3 liter that are made from non-recycled PET #1 plastic, as well as our 1 gallon and 2.5 gallon bottles made from non-recycled HDPE #2 plastic, are completely BPA-free. Additionally, all of our 5-gallon bottles are now made of PET #1 plastic which is also BPA-free.
Our rPET bottles are made from recycled PET plastic that is carefully collected, screened and sorted to keep other types of plastics from entering the rPET manufacturing process. Given the nature and variability of the recycling streams, however, the rPET bottles may not be absolutely free of other types of plastic 100% of the time. Product testing clearly shows that only a very small fraction of rPET bottles may have trace levels of other types of plastics and that any unlikely detection of BPA from those other plastics would be at trace levels in the low parts per trillion range. For this reason, we consider our rPET bottles virtually BPA free.
3-gallon bottles for Water Coolers
Our 3-gallon bottles are currently made from polycarbonate #7 plastic, a strong, clear and reusable type of plastic, which may contain trace levels of BPA. The FDA has recently again confirmed the safety of BPA for current approved uses in food containers and packaging. Based on consumer preference, we are planning to transition our 3-gallon bottles to BPA-free plastic bottles in the future.
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