Soft Silicone Teether with Teething Gel Applicator 4+ Months BPA Free by BornFree
BornFree Soft Silicone Teether with Teething Gel Reservoir 4+ Months BPA Free
BornFree Silicone Teether Gum Soother with Teething Gel Applicator 4+ Months BPA Free were designed by a Paediatric dentist and are made from medical grade silicone. Designed to stimulate, soothe and even clean baby`s gums, the teethers feature multiple textures that allow your baby to get used to chewing various solid textures. The Teethers help in the transition to solid foods and can be chilled or frozen for your baby's comfort.
- Made of odor-free medical grade silicone.
- 100% free of Bisphenol-A, Phthalates and PVC.
- Developed by dentists
- Unique easy-to-grip design.
- May be refrigerated or frozen.
- 5 different textures.
The BornFree® Silicone Teether is made from medical grade silicone and is 100% free of Bisphenol-A, Phthalates and PVC. Designed by a Pediatric Dentist for babies of 4 months and older, the Teething Ring stimulates and soothes baby’s gums and allows for easier teeth eruption. The Teether can be stored in the refrigerator and features a built-in cavity for anesthetic paste, an easy-grip handle and 5 different textures to enhance tactile sensation.
What is BPA?
Bisphenol- A (BPA) is a chemical compound that is a key ingredient in the creation of polycarbonate plastic, a hard, clear plastic used widely in consumer products, including baby bottles and food containers.
Invented in the 19th century, BPA has been heavily used in the commercial production of polycarbonates and some PVCs for over 50 years. A growing body of scientific research suggests that the chemical may leach out of polycarbonate feeding bottles and containers, especially when the contents are acidic, high in fat, or heated. Research also suggests that BPA may act as an endocrine disruptor, a substance which mimics natural human hormones and could cause developmental and neurological problems in children such as early puberty, and attention disorder syndromes. Further studies have shown an association between BPA and heart disease, diabetes and high levels of liver enzymes, while the U.S. National Institutes of Health in September 2008 determined there was some concern about BPA`s effects on fetal and infant brain development.
In October 2008 the Canadian federal government declared BPA a hazardous substance and placed it on the list of toxic substances. At the same time large retail chains throughout Canada began voluntarily to remove polycarbonate products from their shelves. In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been lately been encouraged to re-examine its stance on BPA by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
**BornFree BPA-Free Soft Silicone Teether comes in Pink and Blue. Due to manufacturer's restrictions, desired color may not be specified when ordering. You will receive one of these colors at random. Sorry for any inconvenience.**
Cleaning and Sterilizing:
- Always wash and sterilize Teether before first use. When sterilizing, make sure to follow the manufacturer's sterilizing instructions. Alternatively, you can sterilize the teether by boiling it in water for at least 5 minutes.
- After sterilization let Teether cool down before use.
- After each use, wash Teether in hot soapy water.
- Bornfree recommend that you replace teethers regularly for hygiene purposes as well as wear and tear.
- Remove all packaging and fasteners before giving to a child.
- Never leave a child unattended while using this or any other infant product.
- Inspect Teether before and after each use. Pull Teether in all directions, and replace when worn, damaged or punctured.
- Do not leave in direct sunlight or heat, or leave in disinfectant ("sterilizing solution") for longer than recommended.
BornFree specializes in producing smart and safe baby products. BornFree has developed a range of products that are free of the potentially dangerous chemicals bisphenol-a (bpa), phthalates and pvc. Bpa is a known estrogen mimicker that is used in the production of polycarbonate plastic. According to researchers, bpa may cause developmental and neurological problems if it leaches from plastic. Reports suggest that small amounts of bpa may leach into food or beverages stored in polycarbonate containers, especially when the contents are heated. In addition, BornFree's cups and bottles feature the unique BornFree venting system, designed to reduce colic and ear infections. We will shortly be extending our product line to include more high quality toxin-free products.
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