Frequently Asked Questions
Do the bags seal on their own?
The bags need the fastener to be attached to ensure an airtight seal. A video demonstrating how to easily open and close the bag can be found on our website or social media handles.
So what exactly is food grade silicone?
Food grade silicone is a type of silicone safe to use for foods. The silicone is frequently used in making molds for foods that begin as liquids and then solidify. It is nontoxic and does not stain food, dishes, or cookware; is easily removed from cast objects, and is safe for use on various plastic objects. It is latex free.
And what makes silicone better than plastic?
Silicone is safer, more flexible, and more sustainable than plastic. Silicone comes from a silica -base, which is sand. It can withstand heating and freezing conditions unlike plastic which can can melt into food and contaminate it. Plastic is also more prone to end up in the ocean causing toxic waste in the environment.
Are Freefall bags chemical free?
Yes. These are made from food grade silicone there is — no latex, BPA, BPS, lead, latex, or phthalates.
Can you reuse these bags?
Freefall Bags can be reused. You can just wash em’ out. Freefall offers a lifetime warranty.
What makes your bags unique from other food storage containers on the market?
Ours offer a thicker and more durable coating of silicone compared to competitors. Also our fastener and hand grip is in a different shape making it easier for the customer to open and close the bag and less likely for the bag to rip. Check out our comparison article to see more in-depth reasoning as it does a case study on the other competitors.
Where is Freefall Bags made?
Freefall is imported to the USA and made in PRC.
Can you cook with Freefall?
A: Freefall bags are safe for use in the microwave, with a sous vide machine, a standard oven, or a pot of boiling water — up to 400F.
Can you store Freefall bags in the freezer?
Freefall bags is freezer safe, but use caution carrying and storing liquids. It’s very easy to freeze and take out your frozen leftovers or other foods from the food bag.
Are there other uses for these bags?
Yes! Definitely. I brought my bag to Halong Bay and covered my passport and phone with the seal and when I took it out of the damp kayak there were no traces of water on my phone or passport.
Do the bags absorb smells?
Freefall silicone is nonporous, inhibiting bacterial growth and odors. Certain smelly foods may leave a slight odor in the bag, but that can be remedied with a thorough washing or baking soda soaking. A fresh slice of lemon left in overnight can help too.
Is Freefall dishwasher safe?
Totally. Make sure to give it a good rinse first to get rid of the bigger pieces. Use the upper rack for best results. Just don’t flip the bag inside out, it can compromise the bag’s sealed edges..
How much volume will each Freefall size hold?
Each bags hold eight cups.
Will Freefall be coming out with other sizes and products?
We’re just getting started. Freefall continues to develop a variety of sizes and applications as we expand the line. Stay tuned!
Do you ship internationally?
Our amazon.com listing onlys ship to locations covered by Amazon USA’s shipping policies. We intend on expanding our product listing to the UK, Canada, Europe, Australia, & Japan in the near future.