What plastic is Mr. Lid Containers™ made of?

Mr. Lid is manufactured from food grade FDA approved Polypropylene (PP) PP is one of the most recycled plastics.

Are Mr. Lid Containers™ BPA (Bisphenol A) free?

Yes, Mr. Lid Containers™ are BPA free.

Where are Mr. Lid Containers™ made?

Mr. Lid Containers™ are made in the U.S.A.

Are Mr. Lid Containers™ dishwasher safe?

Yes, Mr. Lid Containers™ are dishwasher safe. It is recommended that Mr. Lid Containers™ are placed on the top-shelf of the dishwasher.

Will Mr. Lid Containers™ stain?

For the majority of foods Mr. Lid’s Polypropylene will not stain. But when many tomato based products are microwave heated to the food boiling point it results in staining the plastic. This can be avoided by warming the food and avoiding overheating the food. Another recommended approach mentioned on many websites is BEFORE putting anything in plastic containers that contain a tomato base, spray the container with a non-sticking cooking spray. (PAM or equivalent)

Can I use Mr. Lid in the microwave?

Mr. Lid can be used in the microwave with the lid lifted to allow the food to vent.

Can I use Mr. Lid in the oven?

Mr. Lid should not be used in the oven.

How should Mr. Lid be cleaned?

Mr. Lid can easily be cleaned in dishwashers by rinsing prior to placement in open position with inside surfaces facing downward. The Mr. Lid containers must be in the open position. Mr. Lid can also be easily cleaned with typical dish wash soaps with a sponge to clean container and the Mr. Lid seal on the underside of the lid. Mr. Lid should not be cleaned with abrasive cleaners or kitchen cleaning aids such as steel wool (SOS pads) or abrasive cleaners.

What’s the best way to store Mr. Lid?

Storing of Mr. Lid can be done in a number of ways that typically are driven by personal preference. In most cases it is preferred to store Mr. Lid containers in the open position and nesting same sizes together to better utilize storage space. i.e. An open stack of four 8 oz containers fit into a stack of 16 oz containers fit into a stack of 32 oz containers. Mr. Lid sandwich stacks within itself. The larger containers are preferred to be stored in the closed position as the lids are quite large on the deluxe (48 oz), marinade (1 gallon), and cereal (96 oz).

How can I avoid breaking Mr. Lid’s hinge?

Mr. Lid’s hinge is very strong and will only break when subjected to abnormal conditions. If dropped in the open position onto a hard surface of over 3 feet with the lid twisting may result in hinge failure.

How can I ensure Mr. Lid will be leak-proof?

Mr. Lid was designed to be a leak-proof package. It’s patented lid-seal design is an industry first. To ensure your food storage will be leak-proof fill the Mr. Lid containers to the “fill line” that is indicated on the front of each unit and ensure no food residue is above the fill line. The lid seal has a press-fit to the side walls of the base, to ensure the seal is fully engaged keep food below the “fill line”.

What makes Mr. Lid Containers™ better than other, similar products?

Mr. Lid Containers™ feature a patented attached lid design. You will never lose the lid because it is always attached. Also, Mr. Lid Containers™ are commercial kitchen grade quality.

What do I do if I received a damaged or defective product?

Please contact our Customer Service Department at customerservice@mrlid.com with any questions or issues.

What is the return policy on Mr. Lid Containers™?

100% Risk FREE 60 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are unsatisfied for any reason. Please contact customer service for return authorization information.

What is the shipping policy for Mr. Lid Containers™?

This product will be mailed via FEDEX, UPS, or USPS. If you have any questions concerning the status of your order, please contact our customer service department. Most orders ship next business day or generally within 24-72 hours after receipt of order.

What do I do if I have questions regarding my order?

We are committed to providing the best products and friendliest customer service. If you should have any questions about ordering or a question about any of our great products, please feel free to contact us with the information provided below.

Mr. Lid
N65W24770 Main Street
Sussex, WI 53089


Customer service inquiries are generally responded to next business day or within 24-72 hours Monday through Friday.