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Is any plastic really "microwave safe"?


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Is any plastic really "microwave safe"?

Windsor | Dec 9, 2007 01:55 PM

In recent years I seem to recall alerts saying that toxins leak out of plastic in the microwave and have noticed several brands of plastic ware, such as Rubbermaid, encoding many lines of their products as microwave safe.

Is it safe to the plastic to use in the microwave since it won't melt or is it somehow treated in a way that will be safe to eat the food heated in the plastic.

Any final verdict?

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