Anonymous
Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsCancer · 9 years ago

does reusing water bottles cause breast cancer?

Does reusing water bottles and drinking water from water bottles kept in a bag for a month cause cancer?

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  • Tiny
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    It all depends on if they leach BisphenolA or not. BPA is a potentially toxic substance and your consumption of foods and water stored in containers containing this chemical needs to be monitored by YOU if you want to avoid it and it's harmful effects. Here is a link with all of the info on BPA. Read it and see if the mark on your water bottle(s) indicates the presence of BPA.

    -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bisphenol_A

    -There are seven classes of plastics used in packaging applications. Currently there are no BPA labeling requirements for plastics.

    "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.

    Source(s): Cancer Survivor
  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    some kinds of plastic, uncovered to warmth, might launch some estrogen like chemical components into the water. Estrogens might strengthen the prospect of a few kinds of breast maximum cancers in spite of the undeniable fact that it easily reduces the prospect of others. there is no data to signify the quantity you may get carry of in an prevalent water bottle has any bring about any respect.

  • april
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    It's a myth and getting to be a really old, stupid, annoying myth...

    Source(s): i had brain cancer
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    No that is a myth

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