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Old 04-16-2008, 11:10 PM   #1
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how safe are the playtex drop in liners

i have heard that they are safe and dont leach chemicals but i just wanted to see what other mamas have heard. i dont always want to use glass. well for the times when i do pump.

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Old 04-16-2008, 11:11 PM   #2
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Re: how safe are the playtex drop in liners

I heard they were safe too. Also, Walmart makes a bottle that is safe as well. Its the standard size- and may fit your pump.
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Old 04-16-2008, 11:19 PM   #3
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I wasn't sure so I looked it up on Google This site says it has no BPA and I found nothing bad on any other sites so I think you are good to go momma! I will look at a few more though and write back if I find anything that states otherwise.

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Re: how safe are the playtex drop in liners

well thats good! cause i dont want to use glass when out and a bout incase of landing on the ceramic tile floors of malls or on the big rocks at the beach
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Re: how safe are the playtex drop in liners

Yep it is just the liners that you really need to be concerned about since the bottle doesn't actually touch the milk. They are all made of plastic that is not on the list of "harmful" plastics. We use em and love them. Try the preformed liners, they rock.
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Re: how safe are the playtex drop in liners

In a book I have ..Going Green for Life" it states that disposible liners can leach phthalates which is another hormone disrupting chemical in plastic..;(
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In a book I have ..Going Green for Life" it states that disposible liners can leach phthalates which is another hormone disrupting chemical in plastic..;(
Can you post a link to find this book? I did a quick look up on Google, but couldn't find it. Thanks!
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The playtex drop in liners, themselves, are BPA free BUT not the bottles. So Vent-aire would have BPAs. If you are planning to just use the drop in ones, it should be fine, that is what I plan on using as well.

However, I didn't know the liners could have other chemicals/hormones though. *sighs* So many things to check on to see if an item is safe for your baby when we should be living in a world where all baby stuff SHOULD be safe and not marketed just for extra $$.
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Re: how safe are the playtex drop in liners

Here is the organization that provided the info for that book. It is for the Environmental health Association of Nova Scotia

http://www.lesstoxicguide.ca/index.a...babycare#bottl

Here is a link for the book

http://www.amazon.ca/Green-Life-Gill.../dp/0143168436
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Old 04-17-2008, 07:37 PM   #10
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Re: how safe are the playtex drop in liners

In regina, they actually just took everything playtex off the shelves,including liners... there must be something in them. I don't think there is anything safe out there anymore...
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