Ban on non-BPA-free feeding bottles

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Tonight’s evening news headlines highlighted that the Malaysian government will ban feeding bottles that are not BPA-free by March 2012.

I googled online and found an article by The Malaysian Insider (it’s the first to publish online).

Hmm … I wonder why wait a year?  A year is too long if you’re thinking of the safety of the little ones who are drinking from these bottles.

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So, which plastics contain BPA?

According to Wikipedia, we should look at the identification code found at the bottom of the plastic container/bottle.

“In general, plastics that are marked with recycle codes 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 are very unlikely to contain BPA. Some, but not all, plastics that are marked with recycle codes 3 or 7 may be made with BPA.”

Some type 7 plastics may leak bisphenol A
Type 3 plastics may leak bisphenol A
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p/s:  I’ve added a post where you could find the BPA free bottles and sippy cup.  See here.
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