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Could this harm baby?

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yerangle Mon 29-Jun-20 13:39:59

I have just opened the steriliser to give it a clean and found the bottom has rusted.

Can this harm baby? Should I chuck it and get a new one?

I have scrubbed (which I always do anyway every 2/3 days) it although the marks are still there.

Have attached a pic. Hopefully

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LouiseTrees Mon 29-Jun-20 14:46:15

Is it rusted or is it limescale? If it’s limescale you can’t get specialist cleaners. If it’s rust I would chuck it and get a new one yes.

BabyG08 Mon 29-Jun-20 21:57:01

White vinegar works well

DramaAlpaca Mon 29-Jun-20 21:59:07

If it was me I'd want to replace that.

PapercraftNinja Tue 30-Jun-20 01:52:01

It won’t do harm through the steam, i would try cleaning by soaking with white vinegar but if that doesn’t work get a new one. I really wouldn’t worry about it causing harm, it might not be working very well though.

Housewife71 Tue 30-Jun-20 01:55:07

I have a Philips Avent Steam Sterilser and the instruction book says it's normal for that to happen. It has instructions on how to get rid of it using white wine vinegar.

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