Quick Clean™ Micro-Steam™ Bagsz FAQs

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Product Usage

  • Micro-Steam bags are okay for use with…
    • ...breastmilk bottles, nipples, pacifiers, cups, and breastpump accessories.  Use only with microwave-safe plastics. 

      NOTE:  Tubing must not be steam-cleaned with any other items, and requires 4 ounces of water.  Steam-cleaning tubing may result in clouding or discoloration which will not affect its performance.

  • Micro-Steam bags are NOT okay for use with…
      • Micro-Steam bag is intended for use only with microwave safe plastics.
      • Do not use to clean breastpump piston and cylinder.
      • Do not use to clean SoftFit™ breastshields.
      • Do not use to clean Harmony™ breastpump parts.
  • How many times can a single Micro-Steam bag be used?
    • Each bag can be used up to 20 times (no more because they can break down and leak).

  • Can more than one Micro-Steam bag be put in the microwave at once?
    • More than one bag can be put in a larger microwave.  No additional time on the microwave is required.  Make sure the bags fit and rotate properly.

  • Can Micro-Steam bags be used in microwaves that have a higher wattage than 1100 watts?
    • Micro-Steam bags can be used with different types of microwaves.  If the wattage is higher than 1100 watts, set the time for 1.5 minutes.


  • How should tubing be placed in the Micro-Steam bags to prevent melting?
    • It is not normally necessary to steam clean tubing. Steam clean only if milk contacts the inside of the tubing. Steam-cleaning the tubing may cause clouding or discoloration which will not affect its performance.

      1. Wash tubing with warm, soapy water. Rinse in clear water.
      2. Add 4 ounces (120 ml) of water to Quick Clean™ Micro-Steam™ bag.
      3. Lay tubing flat on bottom of Quick Clean Micro-Steam bag.
        Make sure tubing is covered with water.
        Do not place any other items in the bag with the tubing.
      4. Follow steps 4-6 printed on the Quick Clean Micro-Steam bag.