Why Phthalates Shouldn’t Be Used in Baby Tubs

Baby In Tub

Phthalates are a group of chemical compounds that are commonly used as a plasticizer to increase the flexibility of plastics. They are extremely good at keeping plastics from breaking and cracking, however, they are not actually bound to these plastics. This makes it possible for the chemicals to leach out where they can be ingested […]

What Does “Non-Phthalate” Mean?

Non Phthalate Compliance

At Piper Plastics, we offer non-phthalate materials. But what exactly does that mean? Here we break down all you need to know about phthalates, their risks, and why we use non-phthalate plasticizers. What are phthalates? Before we get into non-phthalates, we first need to talk about phthalates. Phthalates are esters of phthalic acid. Unless you’re […]