Items that should not be placed in the dishwasher

Do you know which items should not be placed in the dishwasher? Check out our guide – you might find items on the list that you've put in the dishwasher for the last time.

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These are the items you should not put in your dishwasher:

  • Cigarette ash, candle wax residue, polish, paint, chemical substances, and iron alloys.
  • Forks, spoons, and knives with wooden, bone, ivory, or mother-of-pearl handles, glued objects, or objects soiled with abrasive, acidic, or alkaline chemicals.
  • Plastic items that are not heat-resistant, pre-coppered or pre-tinned containers.
  • Aluminium and silver items (they may become discoloured and dull).
  • Certain delicate glass types, painted porcelain (as the paint may fade after the first wash), certain crystal items (as they may become dull over time), non-heat-resistant glued cutlery, lead crystal glasses, cutting boards, and items made of synthetic fibres.
  • Absorbent items such as sponges and dishcloths are not suitable for dishwasher use.

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