Recycling Code #4

V (Vinyl) or PVC (PolyVinylChloride)

 

Most Common Uses:

LDPE is commonly used in plastic bags, buckets, soap dispenser bottles, plastic tubes, squeezable bottles; bread, frozen food, dry cleaning and shopping bags, tote bags, clothing, furniture, and carpet.

 

Health Risks:

The risks are low. there is little research on the effects of LDPE. There is no evidence of toxicity and its release (temperature that causes leaching is over 400 degrees Fahrenheit when in contact with fats and oils.

 

 PracticeSurvival.com highly recommends that you store food and water in glass or stainless-steel containers whenever possible.

 Do your best to limit exposure to plastics with codes 1, 3, 6, or 7

 Never Use Products with 3 or 7

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