learn about product care
learn about product care
cactus bumkins baby bib in the washing machine

Machine washable. Prior to washing, rinse off any food or craft residue, flip the bib pocket inside out, and attach hook and loop neck closure. Do not use bleach or non-chlorine bleach additives. If washing in the kitchen sink, any dish soap is acceptable. Hang dry with the pocket inside out.

If you live in a humid climate, we recommend drying your items in the dryer (tumble dry low) to ensure the fabric is fully dried before storing.

To avoid stains, we recommend to promptly rinse bibs in cold water and launder as soon as possible.


• Be Kind: to ensure the life of your silicone dishware, avoid using abrasive sponges and cleaners.
• Dish Soaps + Detergents: Our grip dishes are dishwasher safe (top rack only) or hand wash using a gentle grease fighting dish soap like Dawn (Mom recommended) with warm water and air dry. We also suggest only using unscented, natural, non-oily soaps and detergents. Dish soaps that contain essential oils, antibacterial agents and moisturizes stick to silicone and leave a soapy after-taste. For dishwashers, we suggest gel dish detergent over powder pods for your dishwasher to avoid this soapy after-taste as well.
• Remove Stains: Sometimes silicone can discolor with certain stubborn foods. To remove stains, wash your items according to our suggested care instructions and then naturally bleach them in the sun for a few hours to dry.
• Remove Odors: We have found a few procedures that have been successful at removing the unwanted odors or tastes and refresh the silicone to stick better in the case of hard water or soap buildup.

1. Try using a rinse agent in your dishwasher to reduce mineral build-up. Gel pods or liquid dish detergent recommended.

2. Submerge the dish in a mixture of boiling hot water and white vinegar using the ratio of 1 cup of vinegar for every two cups of hot water. Soak for 30 minutes and then scrub with a gentle cleaning sponge. White vinegar is used to reduce mineral build-up from hard water and can be used regularly without harming the dish. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

3. Coat the dish with a mixture of white vinegar and baking soda using the ratio of 1 tbsp. of white vinegar to 2 tbsp. of baking soda. Allow the coated dish to sit overnight. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

4. Boil your silicone for 30 min. Handle with potholders or tongues and let cool completely.

5. Rub a cut lemon or lime all over the silicone and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm soapy water or run through the dishwasher and dry.


baby utensils in the dishwasher

Utensils & Chewtensils®: Dishwasher safe.

Melamine Dishes: Dishwasher safe (top rack only). Not recommended for microwave use.

Cold Pack: Hand wash only. Not intended for microwave use.

Silicone Coloring Placemat: Hand wash to remove color. Dishwasher safe (top rack only).


sanitizing silicone baby teethers

Pacifier Clip: Handwash only. Wipe metal clasp dry and hang dry until fabric is fully dry.

Silicone Teether: Dishwasher safe (top rack only). Freezer safe.

Silicone Teething Necklace: Dishwasher safe (top rack only, dishwasher basket recommended). Freezer safe.

washing reusable snack bags

Snack Bags: Dishwasher safe and machine washable. Prior to washing, flip bag inside out and rinse off any food residue. Do not use any bleach or any non-chlorine bleach additives. If washing in the kitchen sink, any dish soap is acceptable. Fully dry prior to storing. If you live in a humid climate, we recommend drying your items in the dryer (tumble dry low) to ensure the fabric is fully dried before storing.

Wet Bags: Machine washable. Prior to washing, flip bag inside out. Fully dry prior to storing. If you live in a humid climate, we recommend drying your items in the dryer (tumble dry low) to ensure the fabric is fully dried before storing.

Clear Travel Bags: Handwash only. Hang dry.

washing cloth diapers

Cloth Diapers: For washing instructions, suggested detergents, drying, stains, and storage, see our diaper guide.

Swim Diapers: Machine washable. Hang dry.

Diaper Sprayer: Turn off the water to the diaper sprayer after each use. Failure to turn off sprayer valve after every use may weaken the flexible hose, T-valve, & nozzle.

Still have questions or concerns? We're happy to help!