About this item
- Kills up to 99.9% of common bacteria in as little as 2 minutes
- Lightweight, compact bottle sterilizer with heat-resistant handles
- Open-away latch prevents steam burns
- Holds up to (4) bottles and (2) breast pump shields at once
- Works in all standard microwaves
Q: Help! I accidentally threw away my instructions manual for my sterilizer! How much water needs to be in this and how long do you microwave it for?!
A: Good morning, Please note that you may find the Instruction Manual for your Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Bottle Sterilizer on our Munchkin website at Munchkin.com. If you need further assistance on how to use the sterilizer, please kindly reach out to our Customer Satisfaction Team directly. Phone: 800.344.2229 Text: 805.344.2229 Email: email@example.com as there are different configurations that may vary due to a wide variety of bottle styles and accessories.submitted byMunchkin - 5 years agoBrand expert
A: I actually went through the trouble of looking up the instructions and found depending on wattage you can microwave for 2, 4, or 6 minutes. The higher the wattage the lower the minutes.submitted byBoyMom55 - 3 years ago
Q: Can I use this to sterilize my medela bottles instead of using the medela steam bags?
A: Good afternoon, Christina. Most standard bottles (4oz-8oz) bottles will work with the Steam Guard Microwave Sterilizer. Note, only plastic bottles that are steam/boil safe and glass bottles that are thermo-resistant are to be used in the sterilizer.submitted byMunchkin - 6 years agoBrand expert
A: Hello Christina, I have this and I sterilizer my medela bottles in here all the time and don't have a problemsubmitted byloulouwas - 6 years ago
Q: How many times can I use this before I should replace it with a new one? Works good for my purposes, I just wonder when it will have to be discarded for safety reasons, etc?
A: My son is about to be 1yrs old, I am still using it. It is a great product.submitted byMura - 6 years ago
A: Good morning Kristen. The Steam Guard Microwave Sterilizer does not have a length of time/number of uses expiration date. As such, the unit can be used as long as there is no wear and tear or damage to the unit causing it to no longer function properly.submitted byMunchkin - 6 years agoBrand expert
Q: How many times can you use the munchkin before you would need to replace it?
A: I have been using it for over 2 years. Still works great!!!submitted bygrammy - 7 years ago
A: We have been using the sanitizer at least twice a day for 7 months and it is not showing any signs of damage (no cracked plastic, etc.). We make sure to follow the instructions and put the exact right amount of water and put it in the microwave for the right number of minutes. Varying from the instructions may cause damage faster.submitted byChez - 7 years ago
Q: can you put pacifiers in this unit?
A: Good afternoon Renee. You can sterilize any other items that are suitable for microwave use and can be boiled in the Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Sterilizer. If in doubt, please contact the manufacturer of those items.submitted byMunchkin - 3 years agoBrand expert
Q: can I fit dr. brown bottles in the munchkin?
A: Good morning, the Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Bottle Sterilizer can be used with most plastic bottles that are boil/steam and microwave sterilization safe and glass bottles that are thermos-resistant. Unfortunately, we do not have list of each brand and style available to cross reference for compatibility at this time.submitted byMunchkin - 4 years agoBrand expert
Q: Hi there is there supposed to be water left in the steamer when it's done? And should bottles have a little water from steam in them after it is done?
A: Good morning. Yes, when the Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Bottle Sterilizer is done, water will remain in the unit. After each cycle, drain excess water and wipe the unit dry to prevent limescale buildup. The bottles will also have a little water from the steam after it is done.submitted byMunchkin - 5 years agoBrand expert
Q: How much water do you add before microwaving?
A: Good morning, you will need to fill the base of the Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Bottle Sterilizer with 7 fl oz of water.submitted byMunchkin - 5 years agoBrand expert
Q: What happens if you don't see the steam and it doesn't feel hot on the warming plate
A: Good morning, For assistance with your Munchkin Steam Guard Microwave Bottle Sterilizer, please kindly reach out to our Customer Satisfaction Team directly. Phone: 800.344.2229 Text: 805.344.2229 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org byMunchkin - 5 years agoBrand expert
Q: How many minutes in the microwave to sterilize the bottles?
A: Good morning Aneinna. The time setting for the Steam Guard Microwave Sterilizer depends on the wattage of your microwave. For a copy of the instructions manual please kindly reach out to our Customer Satisfaction Team directly. Phone: 800.344.2229 Text: 805.344.2229 Email: email@example.com byMunchkin - 6 years agoBrand expert