< Back to Articles

Using Plastics in the microwave

There have been numerous emails circulating about dioxins leaching into your food from plastic containers when used in a microwave oven. We are not the resin manufacturer; however, in doing some searches on the internet from credible sources, we found information that could be useful for our customers who plan on using some of our containers in the microwave.

Once you leave our website, please know that the other websites have no connection to ours and the views/opinions on the subject are their views/opinions and do not necessarily represent the views/opinions of United States Plastic Corp.

Here's a link to plasticmythbusters.org, who will explain more about the emails currently circulating.

This is a link to plasticsinfo.org, who has more information about using plastic products in the microwave.

Please contact us with any other questions you may have.

Title: Using Plastics in the microwave
Description: Here are a few websites with answers about what kinds of plastics can be used in a microwave as a result of the on-going debate regarding how dioxins might leach out into your food.
Published: 8/22/2006
Last Edited: 9/19/2013
Was this article useful to you?

Information disclaimer:

The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by United States Plastic Corp. and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of materials, time or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this information.