Essential oils should be stored in airtight containers, mostly ones that are made of glass. However, you can use a plastic container for storing your oils. There are specific types of plastic considered safe for storing essential oils. So, read on to find out.
Plastic #1 (PET or PETE) Polyethylene terephthalate, commonly known as PET or PETE, is a type of plastic which is commonly used for making soda or water bottles. Plastic #2 (HDPE) Just like PET, high-density polyethylene or HDPE is also a type of plastic which is deemed safe for storing food and drink items, and the same can be said for essential oils.