September 8, 2008 Have you even seen a baby spit their pacifier out? Have you then seen the parent pick the dummy up, wipe it on their sleeve, or worse, put it in their own mouth and then pop it back in baby’s mouth? I guess they haven’t heard that some scientists believe that the mouth contains more germs than any other part of the body!
Designed by an Australian company, the Pipila pacifier sterilizer may prove to be a better way to clean baby’s pacifier.
Claimed to be the world’s first UV pacifier sterilizer, the Pipila is a colorful, portable sterilizer that is said to kill 99.9% of germs on a baby’s pacifier. The unit uses a patented UV/O3 (ozone) sterilizing lamp combination to break down the cell walls of most germs and then destroy the cells’ nuclei, leaving you with a clean dummy in about 6 minutes.
The unit will not change the shape of the pacifier teat, won’t leave it smelling like a chemical laboratory and better still, won’t leave a nasty taste in your baby’s mouth.
Pipila comes in blue, red and lime; it uses 2 AAA (1.5V) batteries and will fit most standard size pacifiers. See Pipila for more details.