Plastic #3 (PVC)

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What Items Are Made From Plastic #3?

Items made from plastic #3 include PVC or vinyl items such as kids’ toys, crystal or cling wrap, plastic squeeze bottles, window cleaner bottles, vegetable oil bottles, shower curtains, plastic pipes, flooring, siding, and window and door frames.

Toxic Toys

Many toys are made from PVC plastic and so could pose a serious health risk to children. While industry groups claim that their toys are safe, the Center for Health, Environment and Justice has found the opposite is true. It is always safer to avoid plastic #3 because of its toxicity.