Disposable plastic tableware safety distinction
25 Jan 2021
Disposable plastic tableware safety distinction Every plastic product has a triangle with an arrow at the bottom, which is a "recycled" sign. There are Arabic numerals from 1-7, and the difference in Arabic numerals represents the different properties and different uses of this plastic material. It's like the identification of plastic products. The number "1" means that the material of the plastic is PET, that is, polyethylene terephthalate, common mineral water bottles, carbonated beverage bottles, etc., heat-resistant to 70°C, easy to deform, and dissolve harmful substances to the human body; use After 10 months, the carcinogen DEHP may be released; it cannot be placed in the car in the sun, and it cannot be filled with alcohol or oil. The bottle with this logo can no longer be filled with water after use, please throw it in the recyclable trash can and let it be recycled. The number "2" means that the plastic material is HDPE, which is commonly used as packaging bot...
On the safety of disposable plastic tableware
18 Jan 2021
Do you often use disposable plastic tableware when eating out? For example, use plastic cups to drink tea or drinks, and use disposable plastic bowls for meals when you take out or pack them? Have you ever wondered whether there will be harmful substances in plastic when you use these for hot water and greasy meals? Migrate to food, and then eat into our stomachs? Let's do a test. Test items: The country has standards for food contact plastics, that is, GB 4806.7-2016 "Plastic Materials and Products for Food Contact", which stipulates the following physical and chemical indicators: 1 Total migration Plastics used in contact with food may have various harmful substances (mainly plasticizers, antioxidants, stabilizers, etc.) migrate into the food. This project is to soak in various food simulants and evaporate and dry the soaking liquid. , Get the total amount of non-volatile matter migrated from the sample to the soaking solution. For the plastic cup, the simulant we use is 10%...
Classification of plastic tableware
11 Jan 2021
Plastic tableware can be divided into the following types: 1.Plastic tableware is often used as mineral water bottles, cola beverage bottles, juice bottles, etc. Because it can only heat 120°C, it is only suitable for cold and warm drinks. It will deform if it is filled with high-temperature liquid or heated. 2. High-density polyethylene (HDPE), suitable for bottles of food and medicine, cleaning supplies and bath products, shopping bags, trash cans. 3. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is made from the polymerization of vinyl chloride. Polyvinyl chloride plastics at high temperature and in contact with grease easily release phthalates and incompletely polymerized toxic vinyl chloride monomers. The cling film made of polyvinyl chloride has good transparency, is not easy to break, has strong adhesion, and is low in price. It is the film that we see in supermarkets and hypermarkets that sticks very firmly on boxes. According to its characteristics, it is only suitable for the ref...
Will qualified disposable tableware have an odor?
04 Jan 2021
Perhaps the manufacturer's words are not very authoritative. Normal disposable lunch boxes have no taste. Those who claim to have a normal taste are irresponsible. Whether the lunch box is made or not depends mainly on the raw materials used to make the lunch box. The raw materials are free of impurities, and of course there is no peculiar smell. The editor of disposable items here wants to remind everyone that normal disposable lunch boxes are tasteless, good disposable lunch boxes, here are plastic disposable lunch boxes, which are often without any impurities added. There is no smell. When buying, you should also look at the lunch box against the light, and then check whether the lunch box has a qualified mark. I also remind everyone that when using disposable lunch boxes, whether it is a transparent packaging box or a fast food box in a fast food restaurant, you should pay attention to its temperature range. This type of lunch box is generally made of polypropylene. PP raw material...
How to choose disposable plastic tableware?
28 Dec 2020
In the kitchen at home, plastic products abound, but the safety issues of plastic products are often overlooked. According to their composition, plastic products can be divided into three categories: one is made of polyethylene, polypropylene, and melamine as raw materials, which are non-toxic and harmless to the human body; the other is polyester, which was discovered by the NASA , This is the chemical substance most likely to release harmful gases among all compounds, such as PVC, etc., have been confirmed as carcinogens; the third category is polycarbonate containers or bottles. When these tableware is used to hold hot water and oil, phenol methane will be released. After the body absorbs it, the endocrine will be disturbed. Many metal elements such as lead and cadmium in the surface patterns of plastic tableware can cause harm to the human body. There is a protective film on the surface of general plastic products. Once this film is scratched, harmful substances will be rel...
Can ABS plastic be used as tableware?
21 Dec 2020
As an engineering plastic, it is one of the five major synthetic resins. It has good compression resistance, wide temperature resistance, and strong corrosion resistance. It also has the characteristics of easy processing and stable product dimensions. It is widely used in machinery, automobiles, Industrial fields such as luggage and construction are a kind of thermoplastic engineering plastic with extremely wide application. But is it poisonous as tableware? According to the test, ABS plastic is not toxic, but if some special requirements are needed to make a certain plastic product, the corresponding additives will be added to the ABS plastic. Usually someone encounters such a situation. When plastic products encounter high temperatures, they will emit some special smells. Generally, you need to be cautious of plastic products that appear to be in this condition. It is likely to release harmful substances. It may even be some carcinogens. If you are using ABS plastic tableware, you...