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How to descale the Philips Avent sterilizer

Published on 2017-04-19

You can choose one of two methods to descale:

Method1

  • Mix one sachet (10 grams) of citric acid with 200ml of water. Pour into the empty unit – Do not put the lid on – Switch on for 1-2 minutes. Plug off from mains, leave to stand for 30 minutes – Drain and rinse unit. Run a full cycle with baskets/racks inside and lid on using exactly 90ml of water. DO NOT USE any descale that is not Citric Acid.

Method2

  • Pour 100ml of white vinegar mixed with 200ml cold water into sterilizer. Allow it to stand in the unit until the lime scale has dissolved – DO NOT SWITCH ON - Drain and rinse unit. Run a full cycle with baskets/racks inside and lid on using exactly 90ml of water.

The information on this page applies to the following models: SCF274/34 .

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