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Cleaning Your Chewie Cat Teething Products

We all know how important it is to keep your little ones’ teething products clean, so we’ve written some guidance for you to follow. We hope you find it useful; lots of you have been asking us how best to clean your Chewie Cat products!

Don’t forget, the guidance changes depending on what Chewie Cat materials you are needing to clean, particularly when it comes to silicone vs. wood, so read on carefully!

Silicone-only products:

For any of our products which are made just from silicone, and have no wood, fabric beads or other materials present, there are a few options you can choose from. No one option is better than the other – it’s just about what’s easiest and quickest for you as a busy parent! 

Our suitable products include:

  1. Dishwasher

Probably as simple as it gets! Simply pop your product in the top rack, and let the dishwasher do the hard work! Give the product a quick rinse before giving it back to baby, just to be sure all soap has washed away. 

  1. Wash under a tap

The beauty of silicone is that it is really easy to clean! silicone is resistant to bacterial growth so you can wash it with mild soap under the tap. Just be sure to thoroughly rinse off all the soap and let it air dry before giving it to baby.  

  1. Steam Steriliser

If you have a steam steriliser at home, this option is also a handy and quick solution for cleaning your product. Just follow the manufacturer instructions to sterilise the teether. 

  1. Wipe with a damp cloth

You can also wipe the teether with a damp cloth or wet wipe and leave to air dry.


Wooden teethers: 

Our wooden teethers are made from beech wood, which is a naturally antibacterial hardwood.

To clean the wood, you can use warm water mixed with a mild soap and then air dry. To increase the longevity of the wood, you can moisturise the wood with a vegetable oil such as olive oil or coconut oil to prevent the wood from drying out.

How often should I clean my Chewie Cat products?

There is no set routine of how regularly you should clean your Chewie Cat products, so we don’t prescribe a set amount of time. Generally speaking, the younger the baby, the more important it is to protect them from bacteria, as their immune systems are still strengthening, so may not ‘defend’ them against different bacteria. 

Hopefully this information proves useful for you, but do get in touch with us know if you have any specific questions, and we’ll do our best to help.

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