What is the best material for a water bottle?

- Sep 01, 2020-

What is the best material for a water bottle?

Water bottle, a product that we are exposed to every day, many people just choose and buy according to their own preferences. In fact, the different material selection of the water bottle has a great impact on our health.

There are four kinds of common water bottles on the market: glass water bottle, ceramic water bottle, stainless steel water bottle and plastic water bottle.


Glass water bottle, the most healthy and safe. Glass does not contain organic chemicals, and will not exude harmful substances. It's best to choose a transparent glass water bottle without bubbles and impurities. Most color glass water bottles on the market are made by adding pigments, which may contain heavy metals.


Ceramic water bottle, the colored glaze on the ceramic water bottle contains heavy metal substances, which may be a potential safety hazard. Therefore, it is better to choose a water bottle without colored glaze with white inner wall. If you want to choose a water bottle with colored glaze on the inner wall, you'd better choose the one with smooth surface; if the surface is uneven and there is peeling phenomenon by force, you'd better not buy it.


Stainless steel water bottle, inferior stainless steel contains chromium, manganese and other heavy metals, affecting health. Be sure to buy stainless steel water bottles made of food grade or medical grade stainless steel (e.g. 304 steel, 316 steel).


There are many kinds of plastic water bottles. Generally, there are commodity labels at the bottom of the water bottles. Different labels represent their respective uses. It is recommended to buy PP or tritan plastic water bottles.