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Friday, August 23, 2013

Don't re-use plastic containers as there are health hazards, says toxicologist

Plastic containers usually contained BPA which can cause delay in puberty development
PETALING JAYA: Disposable plastic food containers and water bottles should be disposed of after single use, an expert has cautioned.
Universiti Malaya toxicologist Prof Dr Mustafa Ali Mohd said people should not re-use such disposable items as there were health hazards.
“If the plastic containers are re-used many times, harmful chemicals could leach into the food,” he said, adding that plastic bags should also not be used to pack hot soups or drinks.  .. Read more ....... 

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