A question about silicone dildos...

Gracie Gracie
Gracie
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I have been reading dildo reviews this morning, mostly vixskin ones. I noticed many reviewers suggesting that they can be washed in the dishwasher if you don't use any detergent. Does anyone know why detergent can't be used? My mom has a silicone muffin pan and we wash it in the dishwasher with detergent and it is fine.
06/25/2012
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Sammi Sammi
I believe it's because the typical dishwashing detergents are too harsh and abrasive for the silicone of the toys - when you wash them by hand you use a mild, non-abrasive soap. For Vixskin in particular, but for all of my silicone toys, I would be afraid the detergent would damage the surface.
06/25/2012
ghalik ghalik
You can use detergent as far as I know. I use dish soap on mine. Note that dishwashing may not sterilize though.
06/25/2012
Annemarie Annemarie
I wouldn't want the possible remnants of leftover dish detergent going inside of my body!
06/26/2012
GONE! GONE!
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Originally posted by Annemarie
I wouldn't want the possible remnants of leftover dish detergent going inside of my body!
This. I think that's the main concern.
06/26/2012
Gracie Gracie
Thank you! I always like to know the why behind the rule.
06/26/2012
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