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What is the safest reusable water bottle for children? Plastic? Steel? Etc.?

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Dr. Mark Farber
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Metal

Plastic bottles have raised issues with possible chemicals that could leach out of plastics and into the water. Washing plastic bottles may not be a good idea as the heat of washing may also cause leaching of chemicals.

In brief: Metal

Plastic bottles have raised issues with possible chemicals that could leach out of plastics and into the water. Washing plastic bottles may not be a good idea as the heat of washing may also cause leaching of chemicals.
Dr. Mark Farber
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Dr. Sergio Vaisman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Clear glass

The two greatest risks on containers of drinks for children are: bacterial contamination , and lechate of harmful chemicals.
Glass has zero lechate - t's made of silica and oxygen ( harmless) you cannot perforate a hole in a glass bottle no matter how you try. If the liquid is bubbling, not clear, with sediment, or fermenting - you can see it .......

In brief: Clear glass

The two greatest risks on containers of drinks for children are: bacterial contamination , and lechate of harmful chemicals.
Glass has zero lechate - t's made of silica and oxygen ( harmless) you cannot perforate a hole in a glass bottle no matter how you try. If the liquid is bubbling, not clear, with sediment, or fermenting - you can see it .......
Dr. Sergio Vaisman
Dr. Sergio Vaisman
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