A Short Guide to Plastics and their Potential Dangers

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This seems to be a good article on the relative safety of various plastics used for containers, although they don't cite their work:
http://www.livestrong.com/article/158674-which-plastic-containers-can-i-safely-use/
And another good, albeit more focused, story, with good cites:
http://www.nrdc.org/living/chemicalindex/bisphenol-a.asp?gclid=CLi5-auikr4CFU4aOgodDCsA_g
The upshot is: You may want to reconsider using acrylic swing-top canisters (with the "7") symbol for storing your tobacco.


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