Recently, there are concerns that disposable water and beverage bottles, made of a plastic known as PET or PETE (polyethylene terephthalate), may release hazardous chemicals and affect human health. In fact, proper use of the bottles will have insignificant chemical migration and does not pose any health risk to consumers.
Members of the public may refer to the followings for more information:
Risk in Brief
Periodicals and Publications
Food Safety Focus