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Updated 02/12/2020

Best Sterilisers for Baby Bottles in 2021

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Babies’ immune systems need time to develop. Hence, they are susceptible to different infections and diseases. To mitigate this risk, baby items, such as teat, bottles, breast pump, must always be in pristine condition. This will help to prevent the growth of micro-organisms that may be harmful to the vulnerable baby. Merely washing these items with warm soapy water may not be enough to keep these microbes at bay. You, therefore, need to sterilise your baby breastfeeding equipment to guarantee their protection.

Here we’ve sourced the ten best sterilisers for baby bottles on the market for you.

Tommee Tippee 423229 Black Steriliser
Key features:
  • Eliminates up to 99.9% germs 
  • Accommodates up to six bottles
  • Comes with food and bottle warmer
Specifications:
Type: steam-electric
Sterilising time: 5 minutes
Dimension: 30 x 27.3 x 35 cm
Premium Pick

The Tommee Tippee 423229 Black Steriliser combines everything possible to make sterilising more interesting and enjoyable than before. Foremost, this electric steriliser comes with an insulated bottle bag which ensures your baby food is always warm and germ-free on the go. Besides the closer to nature bottle, the insulated bottle bag is also compatible with other bottle types.

Furthermore, the food and bottle warmer warms within 4 minutes. And the teat in this steriliser is thoughtfully made with a breast-like shape to entice your baby. Not only that, but the teat also features an anti-colic valve which eliminates air and thus leaving your baby milk fresh all day. 

On the other hand, you can sterilise up to six bottles at a time and it is very simple to use, in fact with just the press of a button, you are good to go. Besides, within just five minutes you are done sterilising with this electric. The steriliser also promises to eliminate about 99.9 % germs from your baby bottles or any sterilising items.

Milton Cold Water White Steriliser
Key features:
  • Compatible with any brand bottle 
  • Hold up to 6 bottles
  • Weighted grid 
  • Fitted with locking handle and grid
Specifications:
Type: coldwater
Sterilising time: 15 minutes
Dimension: 25 x 16.5 x 24.5 cm
Best for value

The Milton Cold Water White Steriliser is powerful and safe. It helps to effectively eliminate germs, viruses, bacteria, fungi and spore from your baby breastfeeding materials. Even though it takes 15 minutes to completely sterilise your baby stuff, you can rest assured that your product will remain sterile all day upon completion.

It is worth noting that this steriliser arrives with a weighted grid to keep your solution fully submerge while sterilising. Besides, owing to its pouring sprout, you won’t have any difficulty while pouring the solution. Unlike other cold water sterilisers, you don’t need to rinse your product after sterilising. And thanks to its 5-litre capacity, you can sterilise up to 6 bottles of any brand at a time.

MAM STE0202 Electric Baby Bottle Steriliser
Key features:
  • Keep warm with auto-off function
  • Three warming mode
  • Multifunctional
  • Compact design
Specifications:
Type: Electric + Microwave
Sterilising time: 5 0r 7 minutes
Dimension: 16 x 28 x 28 cm
Best overall

The kind of the MAM STE0202 Electric Baby Bottle Steriliser is very rare on the market today. Apart from being an electric steriliser, it also functions as a microwave steriliser. So, if you are looking for one of the best versatile sterilisers, then you must consider this wonderful invention from MAM. When in electric sterilising mode, it takes up to 7 minutes to complete sterilisation cycle. However, when in microwave mode, you will only wait for just 5 minutes for your product to be completely sterilised. 

The steriliser also ensures your baby milk remains warm and ready for consumption all day. This is due to its three warmers. To prevent excessive warming, this product has a keep-warm function which automatically shut-off the three warmers immediately after 45 minutes.

More so, the steriliser comes with good accessories like easy start anti-colic baby bottle, soother and much more. Despite its high functionality, it is compact and weighs only 2kg which should not require any physical strength before you can carry it. For more health products, check out our guide on nipple cream or suncream for babies.

Philips Avent SCF281-02 Microwave Steam Steriliser
Key features:
  • Compact and lightweight design 
  • Fast and efficient 
  • Accommodate up to four bottles 
  • Safety clips
Specifications:
Type: Microwave
Sterilising time: 2 minutes
Dimension: 28 x 28 x 16.6 cm
Best for breast pump

If you are looking for something very efficient to keep your baby breast pump safe and germ-free, then you may get the Philips Avent SCF281/02 Microwave Steam Steriliser. Apart from breast pump, you can also use this microwave steriliser to sterilise soother, bottles and lots more. With this steriliser, you don’t need to wait all day before you get your product sterilised. Just add water in the steriliser and place it inside any of your favourite microwaves. And in 2 minutes, your products would be ready. 

The presence of side clips ensures the steriliser is tightly secured, thereby leaving your product sterile for up to 24 hours without any hitch. At 746g, you won’t need any physical strength to insert or remove this steriliser from your microwave. The compact design of this steriliser also enables you to make it your travel companion.

GOLOHO Baby Bottle Microwave Steam Steriliser
Key features:
  • Large capacity
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Compatible with several brands bottles
  • BPA-free materials
Specifications:
Type: Microwave
Sterilising time: 2 to 6 minutes
Dimension: 26.1 x 26 x 9.7 cm
Best for all bottles

The GOLOHO Baby Bottle Microwave Steam Steriliser is yet another best steriliser available on the market today. The steriliser is made predominantly of BPA-free materials so you can rest assured of your product safety while sterilising it. Also, the steriliser, if sealed properly, will keep your products sterile for up to 24 hours. This is a feat for a product whose complete sterilisation cycle is less than 6 minutes. In this view, there is no need for you to panic while you are in a rush to work. 

This steriliser measures 26.1 x 26 x 9.7 cm. It is, therefore, compact enough to fit into practically all microwaves including your caravan microwave. Despite its compact design, you can sterilise up to six bottles at a time.

Tommee Tippee Essentials 2-in-1 Microwave Steriliser
Key features:
  • Four hours protection
  • Versatile 
  • Compact and space-saving 
  • BPA-free
Specifications:
Type: microwave + cold water
Sterilising time: 4 to 8 minutes
Dimension: 27 x 26.5 x 17.5 cm
Best space-saver

The Tommee Tippee Essentials 2-in-1 Microwave Steriliser can function as a cold water steriliser or microwave steriliser. Its BPA-free material composition makes it very safe.

Besides, this steriliser is effective on most products such as teat, soother and lots more. You can sterilise up to four bottles at a time – a sterilisation cycle lasting between 4-8 minutes. More so, this steriliser is compact and can fit perfectly into any microwave. Besides, its 580g weight is light enough for you to carry in or out of your microwave. On the flip side, the steriliser only keeps products sterile for four hours even if properly sealed so if you are looking for something that will provide round the clock sterile, then you can consider other Tommee Tippee sterilisers.

Nuby 99050 Natural Touch Steriliser
Key features:
  • Dryer function with three settings 
  • Twenty four hours of protection 
  • Compatible with all bottles 
  • Sleek and compact design
Specifications:
Type: steam-electric
Sterilising time: 5 minutes
Dimension: 29.5 x 18 x 33.5 cm
Best with dryer

Few sterilisers can match the efficacy of the Nuby 99050 Natural Touch Steriliser. This steriliser has a dryer; you don’t need to start air drying your product after sterilising. You can adjust the intensity of this dryer up to 3 levels; therefore, whether you want your product to dry quickly or bit by bit, this steriliser is up to the task.

This steriliser only takes 5 minutes to complete a sterilisation cycle. This cycle confers 24-hour protection on the sterilised item. Besides, you can sterilise up to 5 baby bottles with this steriliser.

OMORC CP142BWUK Baby Bottle Steriliser
Key features:
  • Adjustable size
  • Made with LCD timer  
  • Low noise and easy to clean
Specifications:
Type: steam-electric
Sterilising time: 6 to 15 minutes
Dimension: 31 x 24.5 x 33.5 cm
Best with adjustable size

The OMORC CP142BWUK Baby Bottle Steriliser is yet another best multifunctional steriliser on the market. So besides a steriliser, you can use it as drying bottles after sterilising, for heating food, and warming milk. This steriliser features a ceramic oil-coated metal plate which reduces limescale absorption while sterilising, heating and drying and thus making it very safe to use. Also, the steriliser is made without BPA and it will automatically switch to drying mode when there is little or no water for sterilisation, and with this, you can count optimum safety while using this steriliser.  

Due to its LCD screen, you can easily set the sterilising time of this steriliser from 6 to 15 minutes. Also, it is large enough to hold up to six smaller bottles or four larger bottles. And besides, you can easily adjust its size to achieve your desired result.

Dr Brown’s Natural Flow Deluxe DRB-AC044 Bottle Steriliser
Key features:
  • Auto-off function 
  • Cycle indicator 
  • Fitted with a removable tray 
  • Compatible with most bottle brands
Specifications:
Type: steam-electric
Sterilising time: Not specified
Dimension: 25.5 x 33 x 580 cm
Best for ease of use

With the alternating white and grey design, the Dr Brown’s Natural Flow Deluxe DRB-AC044 Bottle Steriliser is not only known for its efficacy while sterilising but also for aesthetics and value. This steriliser comes with a removable tray which ensures bottles are tightly secure while sterilising. The tray also gives this steriliser the strength to hold six bottles, a teat, and soother. To prevent contamination while removing the bottles, the steriliser comes with a tong which you can use to remove the bottles after sterilisation.

This steriliser is very fast it automatically switches off when your products are successfully sterilised. The electronic control with cycle indicator in it gives you the ability to always have control over the steriliser. This steriliser is compatible with most bottles brands. However, we advise you to purchase its bottle as it features with air vent which eliminates colic.

Babymoov A003106 UK Turbo Pure Steriliser
Key features:
  • Holds up to six bottles 
  • Built-in HEPA filters 
  • Pure drying function 
  • LCD screen with alarm
Specifications:
Type: steam-electric
Sterilising time: 8 minutes
Dimension: 26.3 x 26.3 x 40.9 cm
Best with filter

The Babymoov A003106_UK Turbo Pure Steriliser has a pure drying function which makes it very easy for you to dry your baby bottles after sterilising. Despite its high functionality, it is fast. It takes 8 minutes for it’s to complete the sterilisation cycle. And after sterilisation, you can rest assured that your product is up to 99 % harmful micro-organism free. This steriliser measures 26.3 x 26.3 x 40.9 cm with a weight of 2.43kg. This makes it very easy to carry from one place to another. Lastly, the steriliser features an LCD screen which alarm function.; Therefore, everything is set for you to sterilise your baby products with the Babymoov A003106_UK Turbo Pure Steriliser.

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