Before first use, hand wash in warm soapy water and dry thoroughly. Hand washing is recommended. Can be washed in a dishwasher using a very mild detergent on a ‘gentle’ or ‘china and crystal’ cycle, according to the dishwasher manufacturer’s recommendations. Avoid the use of scouring pads or abrasive cleaners. Microwave safe. Never place in contact with a direct flame or expose to extreme temperature changes. Should not be used for cooking purposes. Can be placed in a cool to warm oven. Not suitable for use in the freezer.