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Topic: Did you swap out all your BPA bottles, The new ones might not be any better< Next Oldest | Next Newest >
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BPA substitute could spell trouble: Experiments show bisphenol S also disrupts hormone activity

I need a nice Ti Bottle or two I think.


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PostIcon Posted on: Jan. 23 2013, 10:50 am Skip to the previous post in this topic. Skip to the next post in this topic. Ignore posts   QUOTE

Leave it up to you to post this now, after I threw out all of my old bottles......

Actually I think that most of my stuff was already BA free anyway.  Luck of the draw I guess.

I have two SS bottles, I wish I could use them, they taste like crap.


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The only upside for me personally is that I am at an age it probably doesn't make any difference.

I heard a radio report a while back on this which said the original studies which suggested problems with BPA were conducted by rival plastic companies. There are some scientists which think there is nothing wrong with any of these products and some which think they are all bad.  It is hard to know what to believe on this.

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PostIcon Posted on: Jan. 23 2013, 11:11 am Skip to the previous post in this topic. Skip to the next post in this topic. Ignore posts   QUOTE

No, I didn't get rid of anything.  While I don't think they are entirely risk-free, I do think the risk was overblown, and I was skeptical from the beginning that the replacement would have any lower risk.  The key point is that enough paranoia was stirred up that switch was made without requiring convincing evidence that the replacement is any better.  Now we may have another round of it.
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http://www.foodinsight.org/Newslet....oversy_

https://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/sitnflash_wp/2008/10/issue47/

http://www.thelancet.com/journal....ulltext


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I'm all for eating healthy and staying in shape but this seems like one of those overboard things.
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Ha ha.  This will go a long way toward keeping that money machine rolling.

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I use Platypus soft bottles when hiking, and a Nalgene hard plastic BPA-free bottle when traveling.  I am not much concerned about infinitesimal chemical leaching.  Living in LA, I probably breathe in just as much acid and stuff each day than I might get out of a month's bottle use.

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My understanding was that in order to get ANY leaching, you had to pour boiling water into the bottles.
Anyway, I have an old Nalgene practically oozing BPA, it's among my oldest and dearest trail friends.


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My understanding was that in order to get ANY leaching, you had to pour boiling water into the bottles.
Anyway, I have an old Nalgene practically oozing BPA, it's among my oldest and dearest trail friends.

When traveling, I notice that after washing with soapy water and rinsing, drinking water can be kept fresh for more than one day.  But after a few days of washing and using -- drinking water acquire a foul smell within maybe half a day -- no matter how careful I wash and rinse beforehand!  This can be quite annoying -- I wash the bottle in the morning, and by afternoon, the drinking water is foul...

I find that the only way to really clean the bottle -- so drinking water can remain fresh and without odor for a whole day -- is to pour boiling water into the bottle and the cap.  After that, I always rinse a few more times with tap water before refilling with drinking water.  But who really knows about them BPA and other "plasticky" stuff leaching??


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I never worried about the BPA thing either. I just think it's funny that the replacement may not be any better.

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I'm not too worried about it as there are all sorts of other things out there just as likely to harm you that they know nothing about. Also it's not like I use them every day of the week.
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I switched to stainless steel years ago for daily use

For camping I use polypropylene
Platypus and GI canteens


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I switched to stainless steel years ago for daily use

For camping I use polypropylene
Platypus and GI canteens

Some stainlees steel bottles are lined with plastic coating.

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PostIcon Posted on: Jan. 23 2013, 11:46 pm Skip to the previous post in this topic. Skip to the next post in this topic. Ignore posts   QUOTE

I replaced my old BPA bottles only recently after they all seemed to grow legs and wander off.

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You actually bought a "water bottle "....?

What's wrong with a BPA free, recycled Gatorade bottle ?


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Just read an article linking BPA and other industrial chemicals to obesity.  It might have been in the Sunday NY Times magazine.  Now I expect all you NY Times haters to shoot the messenger, but just think.  There are many new health epidemics in recent history and there has to be a cause.  There was a great article in Mother Jones last month demonstrating causality between lead and violence/crime. Freakonomics linked Roe v Wade to the drop in violent crimes.  I tend to keep an open mind about this stuff; however, I still have my BPA Nalgene water bottles that I have used for the last 20 years or so.  Maybe there is a link between BPA and aging cause I ain't getting any younger.

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Yes but the Gatorade bottles  probably have teh BPS stuff in them now. So they are just as  deadly.  Evillly LOL!!
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I still have all my old BPA bottles and have had more given to me for free.
I've worked in a chemical plant for 21 years. My date with cancer is already booked.
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You actually bought a "water bottle "....?

What's wrong with a BPA free, recycled Gatorade bottle ?

Those are for peeing in.  :p

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