Guidance for buying disposable paper cups
For waxed paper cups, the regular products with food grade wax while in order to reduce the cost the inferior products are likely to use industrial wax, industrial wax with a lot of impurities that will be harmful to our body.
For the film (PE) paper cup, the regular products are made of polyethylene (PE) material. While in order to reduce the cost the inferior products are likely to use recycled polyethylene. Recycled polyethylene will crack during reprocessing, resulting in many harmful compounds. It is easy to drift into water and hurt our body.
How do we judge the safety of disposable paper cups?
Buy regular brands, don't be greedy for cheap price
If you need to buy disposable paper cups, then go to the supermarket and choose reputable brands.The vast majority of paper cups sold in shopping malls and supermarkets are qualified, and the well-known brands usually have larger shelves.
Read the product instructions carefully
Look for the "QS" certificate. According to the requirement of the State Administration for Market Regulation, products such as food paper packaging containers, paper cups, must be marked "QS" before they can be sold.The packaging also indicates the material used (wax or PE) and the proper temperature to store the disposable paper cup as well as other details.
Observe the paper cups carefully
Observing whether the inner and outer surfaces of the paper cups are clean, whether there is deformation, mildew, and the thickness is uniform. Resilience high-class paper cup is good, not be soft when pinched.
For the hot drink and cold drink cups, remember to follow the rules (top 15 and bottom 10), because the graphite printed on the paper cups is easy to fall off and harmful to our body. As the rim of the cup is easy to touch our lips and the bottom of the cups is easy to leak, there should be no printing within 15mm from the cup rim and 10mm from the cup bottom. The regular manufacturer must reach this standard.