CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Please note do not sterilize. We advise you to wipe clean the surface of this toy with soapy water and a damp cloth. Examine that product carefully before each use, especially if child has teeth. Pull toy in all directions and discard if it shows the slightest sign of deterioration. Do not let sit in direct sunlight for extended periods of time. And keep away from sources of heat. As with all products for babies this toy must only be used under adult super vision.