Made in USA BPA-free, BPS-free, phthalate-free, PVC-free 9+ months Valve-free, weighted straw allows infants as young as 9 months old to easily and effectively drink from a straw. CARING FOR YOUR LOLLACUP STRAW: Please read instructions carefully. Clean all parts thoroughly with soap and water before first use and after each subsequent use. Handwashing is recommended. Top rack dishwasher safe. Do not microwave, boil, or steam sterilize. Straw is for drinking purposes only. Do not allow child to play with or chew on straw. Inspect straw regularly, and promptly replace if there are signs of cracks or tears. Keep straw-cleaning brush away from children. Please recycle your old straws.