How do you sterilize Avent bottles?
Instructions to sterilize in boiling water
- Disassemble the bottle and nipple.
- Bring plenty of water to a boil.
- Place all parts in boiling water for 5 minutes.
- Make sure that the parts do not touch each other or the side of the pan, This prevents deformation and damage.
Can Avent bottles be microwaved to sterilize?
Fast microwave steam sterilizer The Philips Avent microwave steam sterilizer is a great choice for fast, effective sterilizing at home or away. Up to 4 Philips Avent bottles or products can be sterilized at once, with 99.9% of germs killed in just 2 minutes.
Can you steam sterilize Avent bottles?
The Philips AVENT SCF281/05 Microwave Steam Sterilizer kills 99.9% of germs and bacteria in just 2 minutes. You can also use it to sterilize pacifiers, non-metal utensils and other microwave-safe baby items. If the lid is unopened, contents will remain sterile and ready for their next use for up to 24 hours.
Do you wash bottles before sterilizing?
Before sterilising, you need to: Clean bottles, teats and other feeding equipment in hot, soapy water as soon as possible after feeds. You can also turn teats inside out then wash them in hot soapy water.
Can you put Avent bottles in the microwave?
Microwaves do not heat evenly and they might leave “hot spots” which could scald your baby. When heating up your Philips Avent bottle in the microwave, please only place the container without screw ring, AirFree vent, nipple and cap. Always stir heated content to ensure even heat distribution and check the temperature before serving.
Are Philips Avent bottles suitable for the freezer?
Yes, Philips Avent bottles can be stored in the freezer – except glass bottles – and can be used for pre-cooked food.
What material is my Philips Avent bottle made of?
The Philips Avent bottles are made of 100% BPA-free material. The bottles are made of polypropylene or polyethersulfone. All Philips Avent parts that come in contact with breast milk and food are 100% BPA free. The Philips Avent nipples are made of Silicone and the AirFree vent insert is made out PBT and Silicone (LSR).