Babies drop things in dirty places at the worst times. The portable Mini Sterilizer sanitizes pacifiers, bottle nipples, and more in under a minute so you can be on your way anywhere. The Mini Sterilizer safely eliminates 99.9percent of germs, bacteria, viruses* including Coronavirus (ATCC VR-740, Strain 229E) – a seasonal strain from the same coronavirus family as COVID-19 using just UV light and has been tested by independent labs. No chemicals, heat, or water needed! The Mini Sterilizer's 4 gold-plated UV LED lights are mercury and ozone free and auto shuts-off when the lid is opened. This small device is easy to throw into (or attach to) a purse or diaper bag, so when you need it, it's right at hand. Perfect for use in the home, but extra handy for public spaces such as daycare, playgrounds, doctor's offices, airports, and more! UV light is a safe and proven method of killing bacteria that is used by hospitals to sanitize everything from operating rooms to surgical equipment. Munchkin has partnered with 59S, the leader in UV LED technology, to develop convenient, UV-based sterilizing solutions that help families with young children lead healthier lives. *Kills Coronavirus, Influenza (flu), e. Coli, Salmonella, Staph, RSV, Kleb, and other common germs. Gender: unisex.