If you keeping a plastic water bottle in the car It could endangering your life.
Keeping a water bottle in the car is common today. Many drivers and people who travel frequently in vehicles often they drink water from the bottles in the car. But do you know that this habit is dangerous to your health?
An investigation team at the University of Florida in the United States has been found this situation with evidence.
Because of lightness and ease of handling, most people using plastic water bottles to keep water in their vehicles. Also, these water bottles are often keeping under the seat or near the engine of the vehicle.
At this time these plastic water bottles are subjected to a danger process. That is, exposure to high temperature.
Then chemicals begin to leak from the inner wall of the water bottle. Subsequently, many problems arise when drinking these chemicals mixed water.
This is not happening all at once.
Because, this happens after the plastic water bottle is exposed to heat for at least two weeks. But most people do not consider the oldness of the water bottle when felt thirsty.
The University of Florida started an investigation about this by using 14 water bottles. They kept the water bottles at a temperature of 70 degrees Celsius for 14 days.
By the end of the 14 days, the condition of all the bottles had changed dangerously.
That is, BAP contained in the plastic bottle is leaking into the water. This discovery changed the fact that plastic water bottles are safe.
The environment is very hot these days. Therefore, the internal temperature of most vehicles is between 50-77 degrees Celsius.
So for your safety, never drink water from plastic bottles inside the vehicle.
If you want to keep a water bottle in your vehicle, use a glass bottle. At least, avoid placing plastic water bottle in the car.