Can you put plastic in the dishwasher?

Answer Most plastic kitchenware is top rack washable.

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If you put a plastic spoon in the dishwasher and it melted how do you get the smell of the burnt plastic out of the dishwasher?

Answer In an empty dishwasher, fill a dishwasher safe cup with vinegar and start the cycle. During the rinse, fill that cup with bleach and let the cycle finish. Not only will you clean your dishwa... Read More »

Would a plastic item that melted in your dishwasher spread harmful toxins throughout the dishwasher making everything in the dishwasher unsafe to use again?

Melting plasticNo harmful toxins, but probably a bad taste. It wouldn't hurt to run the load again. Well I do not agree entirely, depending how bad the plastic was melted and what KIND of plastic i... Read More »

How do you get a plastic smell and taste out of your dishwasher not burnt plastic?

How do you get the burnt plastic smell out of dishes and cups that ran in the same cycle as a plastic spoon that melted in the dishwasher?

Answer You could try soaking them for a while in baking soda and warm water. Good luck!