When buying bottled water consumers are now advised to take a moment to ensure they’re not poisoning themselves. It’s very simple. All you need to do is check the bottom of the bottle to make sure you’re buying water packaged in an outdated substance now known to be harmful.
#1 PET or PETE
“PET is one of the most commonly used plastics in consumer products, and is found in most water and pop bottles, and some packaging. It is intended for single use applications; repeated use increases the risk of leaching and bacterial growth. PET plastic is difficult to decontaminate, and proper cleaning requires harmful chemicals. Polyethylene terephthalates may leach carcinogens.”