Frequently Asked Questions
We have listed below responses to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) we receive from consumers. Feel free to Contact us regarding questions or comments on topics not covered below.
General Sterilite Info
- Q: What materials are used to manufacture Sterilite products?
- A: Our products are made of polypropylene and polyethylene that are safe for food storage. No PVCs, Latex, Teflon, Phthalates chemicals, fungicides, Bishphenol A (BPAs), or antibacterial chemicals are used in our manufacturing process. Our clear (see-through) products are acid-free, and safe for storing photos, fabrics, craft, or hobby items and other keepsakes. We do not recommend the use of plastic products for negatives that are glass plate, nitrate or acetate-based.
- Q: How are Sterilite products made?
- A: Virtually all of our items are made by a process called injection molding. We melt plastic and inject it into a mold. After the plastic cools and becomes solid, we take the part out of the mold, cool it and pack it. Here is the process in a bit more detail ...
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