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Question DetailsAsked on 1/23/2018

are Fortex rubber bowls for pets non toxic for drinking water? Nothing is stated only about durability.

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Certainly should be harmless are sold for that purpose and have been around a long time with a good reputation. And they are carried by places like Jeffers and Tractor Supply, which is a good recommendation by itself, because those places have been known for scores of years as selling only reliable farm and ranch equipment and supplies.


Fortex bowls last well in severe desert and also in quite cold climates, from my experience, and do not crack in cold like anything else other than stainless steel, which is my favorite animal/pet water/food bowl because it does not slime up with saliva like rubber does. BUT - if the bowl has to stay outside in freezing conditions, the rubber bowl does not risk having the pet's tongue stick to it like with metal. So if for outdoor use I would recommend it - for indoors or non-freezing conditions I recommend stainless steel mixing bowls - also probably a bit better in case the pet (goat, dog, etc) is a chewer and might gnaw some pieces off it, because pieces of rubber/plastic in the gut are NOT good for animals and can get real expensive.

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