Frequently Asked Questions

Silicone Feeding Line Q&A

Q: Are the bottles BPA free?

A: Our silicone bottles are completely BPA, PVC and phthalate free for ultimate reassurance of your baby’s safety.


Q: What are the bottles made of?

A: Each bottle is made of impact resistant medical grade silicone, a naturally safe, durable and hygienic material that has no open pores to harbor bacteria ensuring the health of your baby.


Q: How do you clean the bottles?

A: The wide neck feature and rounded corners allow for easy cleaning by hand without a brush. Our silicone bottles and nipples are also dishwasher and steam sterilization safe.


Q: Are the bottles dishwasher safe?

A: Our bottles are perfectly safe in the dishwasher but we do recommend you place them on the top rack to avoid being too close to the heating coils.


Q: Are the bottles microwave safe?

A: Yes, our silicone bottles and nipples are completely sterilizer and microwave safe.


Q: Are these bottles leak-proof?

A: Our silicone bottles exclusively feature a patented leak proof, bacteria-resistant joint system with no glue used to ensure your baby’s milk does not come into contact with any unnecessary toxic substances.


Q: Are the bottles FDA approved?

A: Always putting the health of your baby first, the interior of each bottle was developed to be completely FDA-approved food grade silicone to prevent leaching of harmful chemicals.


Q: What comes with the silicone bottles?

A: Our 6 oz bottle comes with our slow flow nipple that has one hole, ideal for 0 to 3 months. Our 9 oz bottle comes with our medium flow nipple that has two holes, ideal for 3 to 6 months. 

PLEASE NOTE: For increased flow rates to accommodate your growing baby’s needs, additional nipple options are available for purchase.


Q: Are the nipple options interchangeable or do I need to purchase a new bottle entirely?

A: Our bottles are meant to grow with your baby with each nipple option made to be interchangeable with all Perry Mackin silicone bottles.


Q: When do I change nipple sizes?

A: Creating our bottles to grow with your baby, here is a helpful link to some more information on when to change nipple sizes: http://bit.ly/2EWi75i


Q: Do the bottles come in different colors?

A: Yes, our silicone bottles come in white, pink or blue.


Q: I'm having trouble getting my baby to latch. Is your bottle designed to help with this issue?

A: Our silicone bottle nipples were designed to closely mimic natural breastfeeding to facilitate an easy transition from breast to bottle and promote a secure latch on. 


Q: When should I introduce my baby to the bottle handle?

A: Our silicone bottle handles are ideal for babies 6 months and up as they are becoming independent drinkers.


Q: Are the bottle handles dishwasher safe?

A: Yes, our bottle handles are dishwasher safe.


Q: Do the bottle handles come in different colors?

A: Yes, our bottle handles come in white, pink or blue.


Q: How old should my baby be when I transition him/her to the silicone straw top?

A: Our silicone straw top is ideal for babies 6 months and up.

 

Q: Is the straw leak proof?

A: Understanding the importance of a mess-free bottle, our silicone straws do not allow fluid to flow through unless the bottle is compressed. The slight bend design also ensures that your baby can get every sip.


Q: What is the straw made of?

A: Our straws are made of 100% food-grade silicone and free from BPA, PVC and phthalates.


Q: Are the straws dishwasher/microwave/boiling safe?

A: Yes, our silicone straws are completely dishwasher, boiling and microwave safe.


Q: What are the teether's made of?

A: Our teethers are made of 100% silicone and are free of BPA, PVC and phthalates.


Q: What shapes do the teethers come in?

A: Our teethers were playfully designed to mimic your baby's favorite fruits. They are available in Watermelon, Strawberry and Grape.


Q: What comes with the teether?

A: Each teether comes with its own convenient carrying case.


Q: Are the teethers dishwasher safe?

A: Yes, our teethers are both dishwasher and sterilizer safe.


Q: How old should my baby be when I introduce the teether?

A: We recommend our teethers for babies 5 months and up.

 




Fabric Accessories Q&A

Q: What is the bib made of?

A: Our bibs are made with 100% certified organic cotton to prevent sensitive skin reactions and allergies. They are also coated with a PVC free, waterproof, stain-resistant material perfect for messy eaters.


Q: How does the coated bib close?

A: Our bibs conveniently close with an adjustable velcro closure on the back of the bib.


Q: How does the rotating bib close?

A: Our innovative 360-degree rotating bib features a front elastic making it a breeze to fit over your baby's head with easy to operate snap closure to keep the bib secure.


Q: Are the bibs machine washable?

A: Not only are our bibs machine washable, but they are also stain-resistant and waterproof, making cleaning easier than ever.


Q: What size are the coated bibs?

A: Each bib measures 15L x 12W inches.


Q: What colors do the coated bibs come in?

A: Our coated bibs are available in Rosy Pink and Blue Stripe.


Q: What colors do the rotating bibs come in?

A: Our rotating bibs are available in Blue Stripe, Red Stripe and Yellow/Grey.


Q: What are the stroller liners made of?

A: Our dual-sided reversible liner offers a breathable 3D-air mesh side for increased ventilation and a premium organic cotton side to prevent sensitive skin reactions and allergies.


Q: Will this fit in my stroller?

A: Our stroller liners are a universal fit that easily installs into most strollers. They measure 26.7 L x 13.5 W x 2.5 H inches. Please be sure to properly and securely fasten the stroller seat belt when using the liner.


Q: Can the stroller liner be used in a car seat?

A: We would not recommend using the stroller liner in a car seat.


Q: What colors do the stroller liners come in?

A: Our liners are available in Blue Stripe, Red Stripe and Yellow/Grey.


Q: What are the neck pillows made of?

A: Our neck pillows are made with 100% certified organic cotton and designed for superior comfort for your little ones.


Q: Are the neck pillows machine washable?

A: Yes, our neck pillows are machine washable.


Q: What colors do the neck pillows come in?

A: Our neck pillows are available in Yellow/Grey, Blue Stripe and Red Stripe.


Q: What are the neck pillows filled with?

A: Our neck pillows are filled with premium polyester fill.


Q: What is the age recommendation for the neck pillows?

A: We recommend our neck pillow for children ages 12 months and up as long as it fits your child properly and comfortably.

 




Kids Bags Q&A

Q: What are the Charlie backpacks made of?

A: Our Charlie backpacks are made of water-resistant polyester, polyester linings and synthetic leather buckle trims.


Q: What age range is the Charlie backpack suitable for?

A: Our Charlie backpack is perfectly sized for children ages 6-11. They also feature adjustable shoulder straps ensuring a snug fit.


Q: How does the Charlie backpack close?

A: Designed to keep your little ones’ items secure, our backpacks feature a top zipper and easy-to-operate magnetic strap closures.


Q: How much stuff can the Charlie backpack fit?

A: Our backpack features a generously sized interior perfect for a few folders, a binder, 2-3 notebooks, 1-2 textbooks and a separate interior compartment for a small laptop or iPad with two convenient exterior bottle pockets to keep your kids hydrated.


Q: What size is the Charlie backpack?

A: The Charlie backpack measures 13.5L x 11W x 4.75D inches.


Q: What colors do the Charlie backpacks come in?

A: We offer 6 color options including Pink, Mustard, Mint, Khaki, Navy, and Metallic Gold.


Q: Is the Charlie backpack machine washable?

A: We recommend spot cleaning by hand.


Q: What is the Charlie lunch bag made of?

A: The Charlie lunch bag is made of water-resistant coated polyester and is also insulated to keep food cool or warm.


Q: How does the Charlie lunch bag close?

A: Our Charlie lunch bag features a top zipper closure.


Q: How spacious is the Charlie lunch bag?

A: The Charlie lunch bag is perfect for a full lunch and snacks. It also has a front exterior pocket and an exterior mesh bottle pocket.


Q: How big is the Charlie lunch bag?

A: The Charlie lunch bag measures 11L x 7.5W x 4D inches.


Q: What colors do the Charlie lunch bags come in?

A: We offer 5 color options including Pink, Mustard, Mint, Khaki, and Navy.


Q: Is the Charlie lunch bag machine washable?

A: We recommend spot cleaning by hand.


Q: What is the toddler harness backpack made of?

A: The toddler harness backpack is made of water-resistant polyester.


Q: Can the safety harness be detached?

A: Yes, the included safety harness can easily be attached and detached.


Q: How much stuff can the toddler harness backpack fit?

A: The toddler harness backpack has a generous interior with a pocket perfect for your little ones’ special toys, snacks and other treasures.


Q: Is the toddler harness backpack machine washable?

A: We recommend spot cleaning by hand.