Not suitable for
The following should not be
cleaned in the dishwasher:
Wooden cutlery and utensils – these
will leach out and become unsightly;
even the utilised stickers are not
suitable for the temperatures which
Sensitive ornamental glasses, craft
utensil and vases, special antique
or irretrievable utensils. These
ornaments are not dishwasher-proof.
Plastic parts sensitive to hot water.
Copper and tin utensils.
Utensils which are soiled with ash, wax,
lubricating grease or ink.
Absorbent materials such as sponges
Aluminium and silver parts have
a tendency to discolour and fade during
the wash cycle. Even some types of glass
(e.g. crystal glass objects) may turn cloudy
after many wash cycles.
In future buy utensils which are identified
Damage to glassware and other
type of glass or manufacturing process
chemical composition of detergent
water temperature and duration of
Use glassware or porcelain dishes that
have been marked 'dishwasher–proof'
by the manufacturer.
Use a mild detergent that is described
as 'kind to dishes'. If necessary, seek
further information from detergent
Select a programme with as low a
temperature and as short a duration as
To prevent damage, take glass and
cutlery out of the dishwasher as soon
as possible after the programme has