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Reusable Canning Jar Lids - Regular

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22 reviews
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Once you discover these indefinitely reusable regular-sized plastic canning lids, you may never go back to the old single-use metal lids. BPA and lead-free. (We like them so much we sell them in packs of 24, unlike the teeny 12-packs sold elsewhere.)
  • Value pack of 24 lids
  • Indefinitely reusable
  • Use with pressure canners, water bath or vacuum sealers
  • Use with standard metal bands
  • Made of FDA and USDA approved materials
  • Dishwasher safe and BPA free (see below for more info)
  • USA made
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REUSABLE CANNING JAR LIDS - REGULAR DESCRIPTION
These reusable lids are manufactured using a plastic which falls into recycling category #7. While some #7 plastics contain BPA and/or lead, we have reviewed several official documents from the manufacturer which strongly assure us that the plastic used in these lids DOES NOT contain BPA, lead or mercury or phthalates. Please read on for more information.

From the manufacturer:Lids are made of FDA and USDA approved, food grade product known as Polyoxymethylene Copolymer (POM) or Acetal Copolymer. They DO NOT contain any Bisphenol A (BPA).

This product is formulated using polyacetal base resin that is compliant for use in food contact applications according to (CFR), Title 21, 177.2470. Any additives that may be present comply with appropriate, specific FDA Regulations.

Limitations:
Types of food: All types of food except foods containing 15% or more alcohol.

Conditions of Use: Use temperature not to exceed 250 deg F per 177.2470.

Additionally, this plastic is approved by the USDA for direct contact use with meat and poultry products, as well as meeting the Sanitary Standards 3A Compliance for the Dairy and Food Industries Supply Association (DFISA).

Helpful Hints:

* Jars with nicks or chips in tops will not seal properly.

* Approx. 1 inch of headspace should be allowed for sufficient vacuum.

* Using a towel or something similar while tightening metal band, after processing, will help prevent accidental contact with hot contents.

* Leave metal band on processed goods until contents cool completely.

* Allow processed goods to cool at room temperature for 12-24 hours.

* If you leave metal bands on during storage, store in dry area to prevent rust.

* The rubber rings can be reused if no damage is visible. We suggest they be turned over each use. Previous placement will be evident by seal ring grooves left by lid.


Customer Reviews of Reusable Canning Jar Lids - Regular
Product Rating: 4.3 out of 5.0(22 reviews)
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- 4/20/2014
said: Karen
"Very disappointed that a number of jars lost their seal in storage. I was hoping they would work, but I am glad I only bought a few packs. Not worth the money, frustration and hassle. "
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- 10/31/2012
said: Anonymous User
"I wanted these lids to be wonderful. I really did! I pressure canned over 300 quarts of food with these, trying to get a success rate equal to traditional metal caps, to no avail. The directions that came with the product were different from those I got when I finally called the company. I tried hard to like them, but what's to like about jars not sealing, as well as jars on the shelf not being sealed weeks down the road?? I also was leary of the plastic... I do not recommend these lids to anyone!"
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- 8/3/2012
said: Kate
"Wow, why are these lids still allowed to be used near food? Look at what they're made of. Copolymer plastic which is loaded with formaldehyde. The manufacturer of the plastic has warnings about not using them with heat, not using them with salt, not using them with acids. County extension agents have been warning people about the plastic in this lid for a couple decades. People need to research!"
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- 8/30/2014
said: Terri
"This is the 3rd year that I've used the lids and rubber rings. They've worked great on pickles and other hot water bath canning, and even my pressure canning. However, this is the first year that I'm having 50% failure on them sealing. I'm not done with my canning for the year so we'll see where things stand at the end of canning season."
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- 7/31/2010
said: Greg Wood
"Lehman's Tester wrote: So far they are very very easy to use. prepare them exactly the same way that you would the regular lids. put the rubbers on the plastic lids and wipe the rim of the jar clean (as normal) put the lids on followed by the band. seat the lid with the band and back off a quarter of an inch. Backing off allows for the air to escape the lid during the canning process. Process as normal (I used the 930A pressure canner - love the capacity to process a mess of jars at a time) when done, remove the jars and allow to cool completely. I test the lids by lifting the jars via the lids if the jars come up the lids are sealed. As far as the longevity of the lids (supposed to last for 20 years) I cannot say for sure as this is my first go around. The same holds true about reusing them. I understand that your supposed to flip the rubber over every time you use them to ensure even wear of the rubber. However I am still a bit fuzzy about how to tell which side you used before."
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- 5/6/2014
said: Northwoods Cheryl
"I have been using these lids for several years now. I am on the 9th round of using the original set I had bought. Still seal perfectly. I started using them as I keep my canned goods in the basement due to limited space upstairs, and these lids will not rust from dampness. Now I use them because with every re-use of them, it saves me money!! VERY happy with this product."
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- 11/9/2013
said: Lyle Keeney
"I had initially given this product a poor rating, because I'm dumb. I've been canning for years using conventional disposable lids, with a 100% success rate. I saw the ads for these reusable lids, read the instructions, watched the videos. I THOUGHT I had done everything as precisely identical to the instructions as I could. Long story short; I got a 50% rate of failure to seal. But I'm an idiot and didn't read the bold caps on the box that say you should tighten the rings firmly as soon as the jars come out of the canner. After PROPERLY following the simple instructions I'm getting 100% success! I will be ordering more. Thanks for a great product, and sorry for being a dolt."
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- 6/2/2013
said: Terence Cogliano
"I've used these lids two years now, mostly on pickles. Great lids! You do have to back off the ring before processing as one commenter noted, but just as important, you need to tighten the ring when they come out of the water bath in order for them to seal properly. As for the plastic, it should not be heated above 460° per Tattler's website, far above home canning temperatures. Otherwise the plastic appears to be food safe. The rings are latex-free too. It's good to at least have an alternative to the BPA lids."
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- 9/28/2012
said: Scarlet
"I love these lids. We have used them to water bath, pressure can and for grape juice. They have worked great for us. I love what a great money saver they are. I was always running to the store for more canning lids, I stocked up on these and don't ever have to run to the store in the middle of a project (well at least for the lids)!"
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- 8/4/2012
said: Tony
"This lids are great. First year using them and love them. It is absolutely essential though that you do back off the ring on the pre-process seal. If too tight, the jars do not vent properly. I learned that on the very first batch and lost only one jar seal. Since then, clear sailing. Will definitely buy more."
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