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Why are Avent teats and soothers made of silicon instead of latex?

Published on 24 November 2022

The advantages of Silicone compared to Latex:

  • Highly transparent, for a natural and hygienic aspect
  • Suitable for people with a latex allergy
  • Silicone rubber is more durable than latex rubber
  • Sturdy - hard for baby to bite through
  • Tasteless and odourless - makes breast feeding compatibility easier. Latex smells and tastes of rubber, and can cause the baby to reject mum's breast
  • Can be sterilised using boiling water, steam or cold water method
  • Microwave resistant and dishwasher-proof

The information on this page applies to the following models: SCF223/02 , SCF376/01 , SCF099/21 , SCF099/22 , SCF080/05 , SCF080/06 , SCF080/07 , SCF080/08 , SCF085/01 , SCF085/02 , SCF085/03 , SCF085/04 , SCF222/01 , SCF223/03 , SCF222/02 , SCF376/21 , SCF376/22 , SCF376/11 , SCF376/12 , SCF810/17 , SCF821/15 , SCF821/14 , SCF821/13 , SCF821/12 , SCF821/11 , SCF816/27 , SCF816/17 , SCF815/27 , SCF814/27 , SCF813/37 , SCF813/27 , SCF813/17 , SCF810/37 , SCF810/27 , SCF342/20 , SCF345/22 , SCF345/20 , SCF344/22 , SCF344/20 , SCF343/22 , SCF343/20 , SCF342/22 , SCF210/21 , SCF220/23 , SCF220/21 , SCF210/23 , SCF212/21 , SCF222/23 , SCF222/21 , SCF212/23 , SCF180/25 , SCF180/28 , SCF180/27 , SCF180/26 , SCF186/23 , SCF186/25 , SCF186/24 , SCF653/23 , SCF658/23 , SCF657/23 , SCF656/23 , SCF654/23 , SCF651/23 , SCF655/23 , SCF652/23 , SCF196/18 , SCF197/22 , SCF194/03 , SCF195/22 , SCF176/28 , SCF194/00 , SCF178/25 , SCF178/28 , SCF178/27 , SCF178/26 , SCF151/01 , SCF151/02 , SCF195/30 , SCF656/27 , SCF172/50 , SCF172/70 , SCF655/27 , SCF172/30 , SCF651/27 , SCF654/27 , SCF653/27 , SCF652/27 , SCF172/18 , SCF636/27 , SCF170/20 , SCF178/24 , SCF178/23 , SCF178/14 , SCF178/13 , SCF176/22 , SCF176/21 , SCF176/20 , SCF174/22 , SCF174/21 , SCF174/20 , SCF172/22 , SCF172/21 , SCF172/20 , SCF170/22 , SCF170/21 , SCF120/01 , SCF121/11 , SCF121/12 , SCF123/17 , SCF124/01 , SCF125/11 , SCF125/12 , SCF127/17 , SCF128/01 , SCF129/11 , SCF129/12 , SCF131/17 , SCF132/01 , SCF132/02 , SCF133/01 , SCF133/02 , SCF139/02 , SCF631/27 , SCF632/27 , SCF633/27 , SCF634/27 , SCF635/27 . Click here to show more product numbers Click here to show less product numbers

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