Plastic is used to create many of the products we use every single day, from the containers our food and medicine is packaged in to eyeglasses, toys, car parts, and household materials. But with plastic toxicity becoming a rising concern, how safe are the plastic products we’re constantly using?

Here is a chart by explores the many products that are commonly made from the seven different types of plastics and the properties that differentiate them. It also takes a hard look at the toxicity of each of the seven types of plastic to determine which are the safest and which should be avoided at all costs.

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7 Types of Plastics: Their Toxicity & What They're Most Commonly Used For

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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