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Product Safety & Age Recommendations

Product Safety

Reutter Porzellan GmbH has been producing quality children's porcelain products in Germany for over 60 years. As in all fine china, care should be taken when using our porcelain products. Broken or chipped components can result in sharp edges and should be discarded. Many of our products have small parts and are NEVER recommend for children under 3 years old due to choking hazard. Our extensive line of Dollhouse Scale Miniatures are for adult collectors and not recommended for children under 14 years.


 

Product is Food & Dishwasher Safe

Our raw materials, careful production techniques and rigorous independent laboratory testing guarantees our children's tea sets, eating sets, toddler sets & functional gift ware are indeed food & dishwasher safe! Products with this badge have been laboratory tested for the presence of lead & cadmium and passed as food safe by an internationally recognized laboratory.


 

Product is Microwave Safe

Some of our children's tea sets, and most of our child's eating sets, toddler sets & functional giftware are microwave safe! Products with this badge are free if any gold metallic accents that may result in damage to product and possibly appliance.


 

Product is NOT Microwave Safe

Though food and dishwasher safe, many of our products are embellished in real gold and should NOT be microwaved. As part of our heirloom quality production, we use real metallic gold paint accents which is fired onto our porcelain products. Microwaving products with gold rims or accents will result in damage to product and possibly appliance.


 

Product is Suitable for Ages 3+

Products included in this collection may have small parts and are NEVER recommend for children under 3 years old. Children's tea services and eating sets in this category are scaled for small hands and include porcelain components that are thicker and more sturdy for the youngest child. Reutter products are fine porcelain, so adult supervision is highly recommended for this age group. Products on our site that include this badge are designed for food use have been laboratory tested and passed as food safe.


 

Product is Suitable for Ages 5+

Products included in this collection may have small parts and are NEVER recommend for children under 3 years old. Children's tea services and eating sets in this category are scaled for smaller hands and include porcelain components that are thicker and more sturdy for a younger child. Reutter products are fine porcelain, so adult supervision is recommended for this age group. This category is also known as 'doll to child' size. Products on this site that include this badge are designed for food use have been laboratory tested and passed as food safe.


 

Product is Suitable for Ages 7+

Products included in this collection may have small parts and are NEVER recommend for children under 3 years old. Children's tea services and eating sets in this category are scaled for larger hands and include porcelain components that are thinner and more delicate for an older child. This category is also known as 'child to child' size. Reutter products are fine porcelain, so adult supervision may be necessary for this age group. Products on this site that include this badge are designed for food use have been laboratory tested and passed as food safe.


 

Product is Suitable for Ages 14+ (Adult)

Products included in this collection may have small parts and are NEVER recommend for children under 3 years old. Products in this category are scaled for adult hands and include porcelain components thinner and not intended for children. Products on this site that include this badge are designed for food use have been laboratory tested and passed as food safe. Decals and gold rims are fired at 2300° F making them also dishwasher safe. Our collectible dollhouse miniatures are also intended for use by adults and not for children under 14 years of age.


 

Heirloom Quality

Our Reutter Porzellan products are made with pride in Denkendorf, Germany from quality materials with a high attention to detail. The family owned and operated Reutter Porzellan factory specializes in fully functional children's tea services, eating sets, select gift ware and collectible scale dollhouse miniatures and displays. We stand behind each and every product assuring you of only the finest heirloom quality!