Baby Bottles Leaching Microplastics – Chemical Free Life

The results of new scientific lab testing reveal that high levels of microplastic particles are released from baby bottles during formula preparation.  That means that infants and young children may ingest unwanted microplastics along with their formula.

Bottles made of polypropylene plastic released up to 16.2 million microplastic particles per liter of liquid when sterilized and then exposed to warm 158-degree Fahrenheit water.  Warmer water at 203 degrees Fahrenheit caused an even greater release of microplastic particles, as much as 55 million particles per liter.

Baby Bottles Leaching Microplastics – Chemical Free Life