How to Choose BPA Free Baby Bottles
BPA Free Baby
While Canada has placed a country-wide ban on baby bottles containing BPA, the American government hasn't flinched, despite CDC reports that over 90 percent of Americans are exposed to BPA.
It's a mystery why the American government continues to sell toxic items to families. That's right: toxic. The Canadian government has labled BPA a "toxic" chemical and has banned BPA as a result. To learn more about BPA studies and the dangers that it imposes on children, read about the dangerous chemical known as BPA.
After testing five manufactured baby bottles: Avent, Dr. Brown's, Evenflo, Gerber and Playtex -- studies found that all five leached the hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA).
What can you do to protect your baby from these harmful chemicals?
Choose BPA free baby bottles. The following resources are intended for parents who wish to choose BPA free baby bottles. Most of these products are available internationally.
Please note that this list may not be complete as additional companies are jumping on the BPA-free school of thinking (thank goodness!) As always, look for labels that state "BPA Free"
- Adiri Natural Nursers
- Avent "Via" disposable bottles
- Born-Free: All bottles and cups BPA free
- EvenFlo: Glass bottles, Classic Tinted Polypropylene bottles
- Playtex: Original Nurser,Opaque Soft Bottle (discontinued), Playtex Drop in liners
- Gerber: Gerber Clearview, Fashion Tints (also called "Plastic Pastels"), Gerber GentleFlow
- Medela: All bottles
- Sassy MAM bottles (UltiVent), Baby Food Nurser Kit
- Green to Grow: Bottles
- Sassy Baby Food Nurser Kit
- ThinkBaby Bottles
- Momo Glass Bottles
- Munchkin: Dora the Explorer Classic Bottles
- Nuby: Standard Neck Non-Drip Bottle, Wide-Neck Non-Drip Bottle, Wide-Neck Bottle with Handles and Non-Drip Nipple, Standard Neck Bottle with Handles and Non-Drip Nipple, 3-Stage Wide Neck Easy Grip Feeding System with Non-Drip Nipple.
- Nurture Pure Glass Bottles
- Babisil Silbottles
- Weego Glass Bottles
- Siliskin Glass Bottles
- Dr Brown's: Glass Bottles (all vent system pieces BPA Free), Dr. Browns Polypropylene bottles (available in store's since April 15th)
- Parent's Choice Bottles (available at Walmart) - box is marked BPA Free
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