What bottles are BPA free?
Currently I have Playtex vent-air bottles, NUK bottle, and First years breast flow bottle, and avent bottles. I am wondering are these bottles safe or should I get rid of them.
Also what do the numbers on the bottom of the plastic containers actually mean? I see some with 1 and my daughters sippy cups which are playtex insulators have a 5 on the bottom and the gerber baby food plastic containers have 7 on them. Does the number on the bottom mean anything if so what?
Thanks in advanced!!
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
BPA Free Bottle Products
Adiri Natural Nursers
Avent “Via” disposable bottles
BornFree: All bottles and cups BPA free *see note
EvenFlo: Glass bottles, Classic Tinted Polypropylene bottles
Playtex: Original Nurser,Opaque Soft Bottle (discontinued), Playtex Drop in liners
Gerber: Gerber Clearview, Fashion Tints (also called “Plastic Pastels”), Gerber GentleFlow
Medela: All bottles
Sassy MAM bottles (UltiVent), Baby Food Nurser Kit
Green to Grow Bottles **see note
Sassy Baby Food Nurser Kit
Momo Glass Bottles
Munchkin: Dora the Explorer Classic Bottles
Nuby: Standard Neck Non-Drip Bottle, Wide-Neck Non-Drip Bottle, Wide-Neck Bottle with Handles and Non-Drip Nipple, Standard Neck Bottle with Handles and Non-Drip Nipple, 3-Stage Wide Neck Easy Grip Feeding System with Non-Drip Nipple.
Nuture Pure Glass bottles
Weego Glass Bottles
Siliskin Glass Bottles
Dr Brown’s: Glass Bottles (all vent system pieces BPA Free), Dr. Browns Polypropylene bottles (due in store’s April 15th)
Parent’s Choice Bottles (available at Walmart) - box is marked BPA Free
BPA Free Sippy Cups
Avent Magic Cups, Super Sport Cups
Playtex: Coolster Tumbler, Insulator, Einstein Sip & Discover Training Cup, Sipster, Create My Own, Quick Straw, Insulator Sport, Sip and Discover, First Sipster, Einstein Sip & Discover Insulated Straw Cup
Gerber: Sip & Smile Spill-proof Cup, Easy Grip Insulated Soft Straw Cup, Insulated Cool Cup, Fun Grips Color Change Spill-proof Cup, Grins & Giggles Spill-proof Cup (source)
BornFree sippy/drinking cups
Thermos Foogo Sippy Cups, and drinking bottle with straw
SIGG Toddler Water Bottles
Kid Basix The Safe Sippy
GrowPure Multi-Stage Feeder and Sippy Cup
iPlay Aqua Bottle
ThinkBaby Training Cup
Sassy Snack Time Infa-Trainer Cup
Munchkin: Cupsicle, Cupsicle Straw Cup, Big Kid Sippy Cup, Mighty Grip Flip Straw Cup, Mighty Grip Trainer Cup, licensed character Sports Bottles, Re-usable Straw Cups, Re-usable Spill-proof Cups
Nuby: No-Spill Sports Sipper, Insulated Soft Silicone Spout Cup, Soft Spout Easy Grip Cup, Gripper Cup with Soft Silicone Spout, 2-Handle Cup, Tinted Mega Sipper, 7oz Tumblers
The First Years: Take & Toss, Spill-proof Cup, Insulated Cup, Licensed character sippy cups, Insulated Spill-proof Cup, 2 Handled Cups
BPA Free Milk/Liquid Storage
Avent Via 8-oz. Nurser Kit
Avent Snack Cup / Formula Dispenser
Mother’s Milkmate Storage bottles
Medela Milk Storage bottles and breastpump accessories
Playtex One-Step Breast Milk Storage Kit
Lansinoh® Breastmilk Storage Bags
Lansinoh® Breastmilk Storage Bottles
Gerber Breastmilk Storage Bags
Dr. Brown’s Breastmilk Storage Bags
The First Years Easy Pour Breastmilk Storage bags
Bailey Milk Storage Bags (Nurture lll pump tubing BPA Free as well)
BPA Free Baby Food / Food Storage
So Easy Fresh Baby Food Kit
Baby Cubes baby food storage system
Laptop Lunch System
Munchkin: Snack Catcher, Baby Food Grinder, Fresh Food Feeder, Powdered Formula Dispensers
Number at the bottom of containers:
Although I read on safemama.com that 7 just means that they combined some plastics and that they may or may not contain BPA. 7 is on Gerber containers....Source(s): www.safemama.com
- 1 decade ago
apparently #7 is the one that contains Bpa. All hard, clear plastic bottles have Bpa. Switch to the Playtex Nurser. It has drop in bags. The bags do not contain Bpa. Also born free bottles are safe, but they have a completely different nipple that my baby wont take. If you switch to the drop ins at least you can still use Playtex nipples.
- 1 decade ago
All of the bottles you have contain BPA. Here is a list of some BPA-free bottles:
Also, I use Playtex drop ins and really like them. Generic liners are much cheaper and work just as well. The drop in system is so convenient! Maybe you should try it! Good luck!
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Here is a simple list of safe and unsafe bottles...
These Gerber ones are BPA free, simple, cheap and do the trick! Thankfully I have been using them from the start!
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
I'm sure you've got all the info you need, but thought I'd put my 'two cents' in. ; p
Evenflo's glass and classic colored bottles and Wal-mart's Parent's Choice are BPA free.
i'm sure you can look up the dangers of bpa online and it should give you a list.
- 5 years ago