Is the glass and silicone both microwave safe?
Yes both the silicone and the glass can be put in the microwave together or separate.
Is the glass and silicone both dishwasher safe?
Yes both the silicone and the glass can be put in the dishwasher and for thorough cleaning they pieces should be washed separately.
The tempered glass plates are dishwasher safe but long term use may wear down the print on the plates. The prints are best preserved if you handwash them.
What type of silicone is this? Is it food grade?
We use high food-grade silicone so it is safe to eat off of.
Where are your products made?
Our products are responsibly made in China by factories that are audited by third parties to ensure they have good working conditions and use high quality materials.
How do I know your products are safe?
All our products are tested by independent 3rd party accredited laboratories to ensure they meet CPSIA standards and are safe for children.
Why use glass?
Glass is less porous than plastic so will not retain stains or odors and has a very high heating point so it does not leach chemicals. Have you heard things taste better in glass? It is true! Glass has an almost zero rate of chemical interactions, ensuring that the products consumed from glass keep their natural aroma and taste. Glass is made from natural materials and is recyclable so it is considered more eco friendly than plastic.
What is tempered glass and which products are tempered?
Tempered glass is a type of glass that goes through a special heating and cooling process so it is 5x stronger than regular glass. Our plates are tempered.
Is the glass breakable?
Technically any of the products are breakable but we’ve taken steps like stronger glass and silicone wrapping to make them much stronger than your average ceramic or glass tableware.
Are your bowl tempered?
Actually no, it is not possible to temper a bowl but the glass is covered with a thick silicone cover with a suction bottom to make it extra safe.
Does the bowl have a cover for the top?
Currently no we do not have tops for the bowls but we do have them for our food storage containers.
Do the bowls and plates suction?
Yes they suction and work best on hard smooth surfaces.
Does the placemat suction to the table?
No it does not suction, but it has a sticky bottom so it will grip smooth surfaces.
Is the placemat heat resistant?
The placemat is not to be used as a heat pad or trivet.
How can I get replacement bowls or pieces?
If you need a replacement please email firstname.lastname@example.org or check our website www.brinware.com for replacements.
Can the glass be used without the silicone sleeves?
Yes it can.