With a bit of wire, you can dangle a plastic water bottle over a fire and usually get it hot enough to boil (or at least pasteurize) the water. Of course, this method leaches all kinds of toxic and nasty tasting chemicals into the water.
Correspondingly, can I put hot water in plastic 5?
Plastics #5 Polypropylene (PP) is considered to be the safest of all plastics, this is a robust plastic that is heat resistant. Because of its high heat tolerance, Polypropylene is unlikely to leach even when exposed to warm or hot water. This plastic is approved for use with food and beverage storage.
Likewise, people ask, what does hot water do to plastic?
Plastic water bottles are made from polyethylene terephthalate. When heated, the material releases the chemicals antimony and bisphenol A, commonly called BPA.