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Sanitizing bottles in a dishwasher

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Chris Vaughn • West Chester, Ohio asks,
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I have heard many people talk about sanitizing bottles and have heard different opinions. The two most common opinions are: 1. Never use a dishwasher, always clean with sanitizing solution in a sink. 2. You can use a dishwasher but use high temperature wash/heat dry cycle and no cleaning/sanitizing solution. I know that the sanitizing in a sink works, but I have never tried the dishwasher technique. What do you recommend?

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I have heard the same pearls of bottle-washing wisdom you cite in your question. I have also heard similar suggestions made about all sorts of other bottle sanitizing practices and often find
Response by Ashton Lewis.