Have you ever wondered what types of plastics are safe to use in the microwave? Today is your lucky day, because we have a guide for you! On plastic products, they list the type of plastic it is, there is plastic types #1-#7. Here's a list of the safe ones, and what they commonly are used for!
#2 (High-Density Polyethylene)
Commonly used for milk jugs and shampoo/conditioner bottles.
#4 (Low-density polyethylene)
Mostly used for grocery bags, thin waterproof lining, and occasionally some packaging material
Commonly used for plastic cups, yogurt cups, and plastic containers.
#1 (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
Commonly used for soda and water bottles.
Commonly used for electrical wiring, DVD cases, and baby bottles
Unsafe for Microwave:
#3 (Polyvinyl Chloride)
Commonly used for cling wrap, pvc, and curtains.
Commonly used for disposable silverware, egg cartons, and foam cups.