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Why does my Philips Avent Natural Bottle cap have holes in it?

Published on 12 July 2022
Philips Avent Natural Bottle caps have small holes in them. This is to reduce the risk of suffocation. In case a baby puts the cap on their mouth or nose, the small holes allow ventilation and the baby to breathe naturally. 

Does the cap still provide sufficient hygiene?

The cap still offers significant protection from external particles and keeps the teat clean and safe.
We are committed to complying with the highest safety and quality standards in all of our products.

Can I still use a cap without holes?

If you still have the older version of Avent bottle and cap, without the ventilation holes, it is still safe to use. 

To ensure safety and effectiveness, follow the usage and maintenance instructions provided in the user manual and keep the unused bottle parts out of the reach of children.


The information on this page applies to the following models: SCD301/01 , SCF030/17 , SCF030/27 , SCF033/17 , SCF033/27 , SCF036/17 , SCF036/27 , SCF040/27 , SCF041/27 , SCF042/27 , SCF043/27 , SCF044/27 , SCF045/27 , SCF051/17 , SCF053/17 , SCF560/17 , SCF560/27 , SCF563/17 , SCF563/27 , SCF563/37 , SCF566/17 , SCF627/17 , SCF628/17 , SCF671/17 . Click here to show more product numbers Click here to show less product numbers

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