Are Nalgene bottles safe to drink out of?

Answer On One Hand: Older Bottles Contain BPAIn 2008, Nalgene announced it was phasing out the production of any bottles containing BPA, bisphenol A, a chemical shown to cause cancer and increase the risk... Read More »

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Are plastic bottles safe to drink from?

On One Hand: Possible RisksStudies summarized in a 2008 monograph by the National Institutes of Health 2008 report from the National Toxicology Program's Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human... Read More »

Are polycarbonate bottles safe to drink from?

The safety of drinking from polycarbonate bottles is a debated topic. Several studies have looked at the issue. In 2009, the Endocrine Society released a statement saying that polycarbonate bottles... Read More »

What are Nalgene bottles made of?

Nalgene uses a variety of plastics to make its water bottles. The company uses high- and low-density polyethylene, polypropylene, polycarbonate and Everyday Tritan plastics. Most of the aforementio... Read More »

Are nalgene bottles bulletproof?

Nalgene water bottles are made from Lexan polycarbonate, which is also used for the production of bulletproof glass. As this material is used for its durability, Nalgene water bottles are basically... Read More »