How to clean sex toys?

How you clean a sex toy depends on:

What the sex toy is made of?
If the sex toy uses batteries and has parts that cannot be washed, Sex toys should come with advice about how to clean and store them. Follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully.

For reusable sex toys, make sure you wash them thoroughly with warm water and soap after each use.

You should also wash them between:

Using them on different parts of the body, such as the mouth, vagina and anus
1 person and another
Check sex toys regularly for any scratches or breaks in the surface material where germs could be present and spread, as this can increase the risk of infection.

If you're allergic to latex, do not use sex toys that are made of, or contain, latex.

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