What is the best baby bottle sterilizer?
What is the best baby bottle sterilizer? This is the typical question among many moms. The best baby bottle sterilizer has to be safe, easy, and simple to use for a new mom, who is busy probably with work and a newborn baby. She may not have time to spend sterilizing baby bottles, which really needs to be sanitized after feeding while she is busy. She will need a simple and fast baby bottle sterilizer with high quality and reliability.
Types of Sterilizers – Advantages and Disadvantages
There are several types of baby bottle sterilizers in the market today by using Steam, Chemical, UV only, UV & IR. These are all having advantages and disadvantages. However, the question of what is the best baby bottle sterilizer really depends on your situation and preference.
Using boiling water to sanitize the bottles
She may like the old way of using water to boil the bottles with it. This may be the most effective and economical way to sanitize the bottles, but the only trouble will be she needs to watch the whole process not overburn the bottles. Furthermore, she will have to turn the bottles around from time to time in order to sanitize the bottles in all areas of the bottles.
Using Chemicals to sanitize the bottles
Using chemicals to sanitize daily items is very effective for killing bacteria and viruses. However, using the chemicals may not be suitable for sterilizing the baby bottles which must be safe without having any chemical ingredients left in the bottle. Another disadvantage of using the chemicals is that you need to keep buying the chemicals.
An alternate way to sterilize baby bottles is to use steam by boiling water. The recent steam bottle sterilizer has the ability to automatically turn the bottles around with a timer built-in. This is a good way to kill viruses and bacteria ensuring all the areas of a bottle where they might live in. Furthermore, it is the fastest among other types to complete sterilizing the baby bottles. The only drawback is that you need to clean the unit completely after use to prevent bacteria or viruses development in the unit. Also, she needs to consider using high-quality water.
UVC 253.7 nanometer
A UV sterilizer is an electro-mechanical sterilizer using UVC 253.7 nanometer wavelength, which is proven to be most effective to remove bacteria and viruses among the other spectrums. The UVC 253.7 nanometer comes naturally from sunlight also. The modern UV Sterilizer machines use mostly UVC lamps that radiate 253.7 nanometers. When it operates, you can see the blue light inside the unit. These are UVC rays that remove bacteria and viruses.
The convenience of using UV Sterilizer
This type of sterilizer is very convenient for busy moms since they just need to place the baby bottles inside the unit. However, she needs to dry the bottles off before placing them into the unit since there is no drying function built into the unit.
Disadvantages of UV ONLY Sterilizer
Drying off baby bottles is one of the disadvantages. Also, the UV Sterilizer radiates from the top of the unit, she has to ensure to place the bottles upward to expose to take UV rays inside the bottles. Furthermore, she needs to dry off any water remaining in the unit. This particular sterilizer requires about 30 minutes of an operation.
UV and IR Sterilizer
UV and Far InfraRed sterilizers use both UVC and IR rays for baby bottle sterilizing and drying operations at the same time. IR rays also have the property to remove bacteria and viruses while they radiate heat to dry baby bottles. This might be the most convenient way to sterilize and dry baby bottles without needing to dry the bottles before placing them in the unit. However, the only drawback would be to place the bottles upward and ensure to have the proper distance between the bottles.
AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer
AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer is a triple effect technology that uses UVC, Far InfraRed, and hexagonal mirroring structure for fast and effective delivery of UVC and IR rays to the baby bottles. It also has the ability to reach dead angles thanks to the hexagonal mirroring structure.
The fastest UV and IR Baby Bottles Sterilizer with spacious room
AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer takes only 20 minutes to complete sterilizing and drying operation with 1060 cubic inches available to accommodate multiple baby bottles and accessories. Also, it comes with 2 removable trays for effective use of the space by separating two tiers using removable trays.
AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer has the ability to start and end its operation with a single touch. By pressing a button, you will hear a brief audio message for start, and there will be another audio messaging once the operation is finished within 20 minutes. This is particularly useful for busy moms.
Mom Loves AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer for Fast, Simple, and Easy Operation
AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer was introduced in 2017 and thousands of units are used by moms. She loves the AIAN Sterilizer and Dryer since it is fast, simple, and easy to operate.
Frequently Asked Questions
When do I need to replace the UV lamp?
The lifecycle of a UV lamp is about 6,000 hours. You can possibly use the lamp over years.
Do I have to place the bottles upward?
AIAN Sterilizer & Dryer has the ability to deliver rays to almost any angle thanks to the mirroring structure. However, for the best sterilizing results, we recommend placing bottles upward.
Do I need to clean up the unit?
It is better to clean up the unit regularly, to remove any watermarks and residues in the unit.
When do I use the removable trays?
Say, if you want to sterilize bottle caps, toys, and other items, you probably want to use removable trays to place them separately in the first tier and second tier.
What is the operating temperature of the unit and is it safe to put thin bottles?
The maximum operating temperature of the unit is 113 Farenheits and this temperature shall be safe to sterilize any baby bottles and accessories such as bottle caps, breastmilk pump accessories, and toys. However, the very thin bottles may not work. Please check with the manufacturer for the tolerance of maximum operating temperature.