Universal Formulas is committed to the highest quality products, even in the packaging. All UF plastic bottles are free of bisphenol-a (BPA), a potentially toxic chemical used in manufacturing plastics. BPA is the main component of polycarbonate, the hard, clear plastic sometimes used to make water bottles, baby bottles, food storage containers and other items like contact lenses, CDs and electronics devices.
So what’s the issue with BPA? As of 2005, 94 of 115 peer-reviewed studies confirmed BPA’s toxicity. How stuff works reports, “Now a growing body of research links the chemical bisphenol-a (BPA), commonly found in a variety of consumer products, to a range of human health problems, including a higher risk of certain cancers, reduced fertility, birth defects and diabetes..” Learn more.