The baby product company said it was concerned by reports of a build-up in the tubes of its Perfect Prep machines. Parents have taken to social media to complain of feeling angry and let down. Tommee Tippee said initial investigations suggest the build-up was carbon residue which is harmless.
Why are Perfect Prep machines not recommended?
Basically they are unsafe because formula is not sterile so needs to be made with boiled water to kill bacteria and make it safe to drink. The bottle prep machines do not get the water to a high enough temperature to kill all the bacteria in the formula. This could potentially cause problems for infants.
Can Tommee Tippee prep machine making baby sick?
This came after they were flooded with complaints from angry customers whose children had become ill after using the machines, which were then found to have mould in. The company concluded that the machines were not to blame for the childrens illnesses.
Is it safe to use perfect prep machine?
Baby safety is at the heart of everything we do, so we can reassure you that extensive tests confirm the Perfect Prep is a safe and efficient way to make a formula feed in under two minutes.
Can you use bottled water in Tommee Tippee prep machine?
Yes thats fine. But tap water is just as good as theres a filter in the machine.
Do I put tap water in my Tommee Tippee prep machine?
Thereafter, you should only ever fill your unit with cold water from the tap. The Perfect Prep Machine unit contains a probe that measures the temperature of the water in the tank which prevents the unit from dispensing if the water is above 25 C.
What do the lights mean on Tommee Tippee prep machine?
When filling the tank with water, ensure the hopper is in place. A red light will flash and a volume of hot water is dispensed into your bottle.
Can you use prep machine for water?
Follow the manufacturers guidelines for cleaning and maintenance. Run a cleaning cycle often; its recommended to run sterilising fluid and/or boiling water through the machine regularly. Ensure you only use the filters designed for your machine.