Safety a key ingredient in Tritan™


We understand there are questions about the safety of plastics. What is bisphenol A? Or bisphenol S? What is a BPA-free plastic? We can see how the conflicting information can be confusing — and make it hard to know what's safe for you and your family.


We know you want information that is credible, well-supported and easy to understand. Here are a few facts about Eastman Tritan.

  • Tritan is a BPA-free plastic — it is not manufactured with bisphenol A (BPA) or other bisphenol compounds, such as bisphenol S (BPS).
  • Tritan is impact-resistant — products can be used without fear of shattering.
  • Tritan is tough — extending the useful life of water bottles and food containers, potentially reducing waste.
  • Tritan has exceptional dishwasher durability — encouraging proper sanitation for greater plastic container safety.
  • Tritan is much lighter than glass — making it easier to handle without the fear of breaking.
  • Tritan has no estrogenic or androgenic activity — see the FAQs page to learn more.
  • Tritan is GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®.1 In addition, Eastman is a Responsible Care® company and is committed to using creativity and technical expertise to provide sustainable solutions. 2

1The GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED® Mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI).

2RESPONSIBLE CARE® is a registered service mark of the American Chemistry Council.


For more information about what goes into plastic container safety testing, visit Safety Testing.

We'd like to hear your concerns about plastics. Send us an email to share your thoughts or ask us questions.

If you’re a media member and would like more information, visit the Tritan media room.

Tritan Plastic Safety FAQs  

What goes into plastic container safety testing? 

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