Is melamine dishware safe?

Answer On One Hand: Contamination ControversyIn 2008, the FDA announced that a variety of food products contaminated with melamine had been imported to the United States from China and were being recalled... Read More »

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Are melamine counters safe?

Melamine is a chemical compound used to create hard, glossy surfaces on tabletops, counters, dinnerware and furniture. Melamine should never be used in food, but it is safe and non-toxic in consume... Read More »

Are melamine dishes safe?

On One Hand: Melamine Alone is Not ToxicMelamine is used to make durable plastics. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), melamine alone has no toxicity in humans. At low doses, melamine... Read More »

Are melamine bowls safe?

On One Hand: Melamine Causes Problems In High ConcentrationsIn 2007, the American Veterinary Medical Association determined that pet food, tainted with melamine to fake protein content, caused kidn... Read More »

Is melamine dishwasher safe?

Yes, melamine is dishwasher safe. It is largely inert unless you overheat it. In that case, it changes color to alert you that you should discard it and replace it. In a dishwasher, the heat is ins... Read More »