How to disinfect plastic tableware


Cups for drinking water, plates and bowls for eating, a […]

Cups for drinking water, plates and bowls for eating, as well as various plastic bags, etc. There will be a triangle mark with an arrow at the bottom and a number inside the triangle. What do these mean? What about disinfection?
The triangle with the arrow represents recyclable, and the number represents the material. There are many types. This logo is like the identity of each container. It is made of different materials and used in different ways. The number marks on the bottom of the item range from 1 to 6, and are often used for packaging or holding food. The number 1 often appears on various mineral water bottles and beverage bottles; the number 2 often appears on shopping bags and food bags in supermarkets; the numbers 3 and 4 can be seen on the plastic wrap; the number 5 appears more; the number 6 Commonly found on disposable water cups.

▶The plastic tableware marked with number 6 can be heated in a microwave oven at high temperature. Many lunch boxes are made of this material. Marked 5 is called polypropylene, this kind of product can withstand high temperature of 130 ℃ and can be sterilized by high temperature.

▶Try not to use disinfectant solution for disinfecting plastic tableware. After all, the solution contains chemical substances and is very harmful to the human body. It is best to boil it in boiling water for three to five minutes. It can also disinfect and sterilize while removing the plastic smell. .

▶Soak the plastic tableware in vinegar for 30 minutes and then wash it with water. The effect is also good.

▶If the plastic meal has a peculiar smell, you can leave the plastic tableware in the air for one day to let the peculiar smell be eliminated, then fill it with water and add an appropriate amount of salt to soak for two hours, and finally wash it with boiling water twice.

▶Another way is to put a few pieces of tea or lemon in the plastic tableware, and then add boiling water to soak for about a day.

▶Using ozone or ultraviolet disinfection disinfection cabinets, professional disinfection cabinets can effectively eliminate germs. But it should be noted that the special nature of plastic tableware makes it impossible to use high temperature disinfection, which is easy to disinfect and not anti-toxic. Therefore, if plastic products are used frequently at home when buying a disinfection cabinet, remember to choose an ozone or ultraviolet combo disinfection cabinet.