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How long do plastic container last?

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How long do plastic container last?

Many companies or individuals now use plastic containers. Many people do not change plastic canisters frequently, and they are not particularly clear about the duration of their use. So what is the longest use time of plastic cans and what are the better plain containers? Where can I buy it?


What is the most common use time of plastic containers?

What plastic containers can be used?

Where can I buy plastic containers?


What is the most common use time of plastic containers?

Plastic containers are divided into seven types, from plain cans 1-7.

No. 1 plastic can (PET): After 10 months of repeated use, No. 1 bottle may release estrogen-like DEHP, so try not to use it repeatedly. Especially some frugal elderly people are accustomed to using old mineral water bottles to separate oil or wine. It is best to let them use glass bottles instead.

No. 5 plastic can (PP): The plastic container made of No. 5 can be used in a microwave oven, and after cleaning, it can be reused. Therefore, the plastic bottle made of No. 5 PP can be used to hold hot water and can be used many times, but it is not recommended for long-term use.

No. 7 plastic can(other): However, the quality of PC produced by different companies, origins or different brands will vary. Some PC materials may contain carcinogenic BPA during the production process, so most countries now prohibit the direct use of PC The materials are used to make baby products.


What plastic containers can be used?

"No. 1" plastic canister represents polyethylene terephthalate (PET, commonly known as polyester resin), which is often used to make mineral water bottles and carbonated beverage bottles. The beverage bottle heats up to 70°C when used, and is only suitable for warm or cold drinks.

"No. 2" plastic canister stands for high-density polyethylene plastic (HDPE), which is mostly used to make containers for cleaning products and bath products. It is recommended not to recycle if cleaning is not thorough.

"No. 3" plastic can stands for polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which is rarely used for food packaging and is best not to buy.

"No. 4" plastic can stands for low-density polyethylene plastic (PE), which is commonly used in the production of cling film and plastic film. Cling film is not very heat resistant. Generally, qualified polyethylene cling film will melt when the temperature exceeds 110 ℃, leaving some plastic preparations that cannot be decomposed by the human body. Therefore, avoid using cling film to wrap the food surface. heating.

"No. 5" plastic container stands for polypropylene (PP) and is used to produce microwave lunch boxes. It can be put in the plastic box of the microwave oven and can be reused after careful cleaning.

"No. 6" plastic container stands for polystyrene (PS), which is often used in the production of bowls of instant noodle boxes and fast food boxes. It is heat-resistant and cold-resistant, but cannot be placed in a microwave oven, and cannot be used to carry strong acids (such as orange juice) and strong alkaline substances. It will decompose polystyrene which is harmful to the human body and is easy to cause cancer.

"No. 7" plastic container stands for polycarbonate (PC) and others. PC is a material that is used in large quantities, especially in the manufacture of baby bottles, space cups, etc. It is easy to release the toxic substance bisphenol A, which is harmful to the human body. Do not heat it when using it, and do not expose it to direct sunlight.


Where can I buy plastic containers?

In China, Shanghai Gensyu Packaging Co., Ltd. can provide plastic cans. There are mainly PET plastic canisters, TPR plastic containers, rainbow cans, transparent cans, plain cans and some other products.

PET plastic containers are mainly used to store medicines and capsules. TPR plastic containers are mainly used to store protein powder, pills and capsules. Plain cans are mainly used to store protein powders and medicines, and can also store candy. The perspective tank is mainly used to store whey protein powder, health care drugs and other items. The purpose of rainbow cans is basically the same, but because plastic canister are more colorful, they are more popular.

These plain containers have different surface treatments, continuous thread closure, caps, linings and other functions. If you want to buy our plastic can products, we can provide you with plastic containers with good cost performance.


If you need to buy BPA-free plastic products, you can consider Shanghai Gensyu Packaging Co., Ltd., which will provide you with the best service.

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