Before starting the cleaning and disinfection processes, turn off the ventilator.
Clean and disinfect the device with the following products:
Solvent-based water-alcohol/quaternary ammonium cleaner (such as benzalkonium chloride).
Warning: Do not clean the rear and front panel with abrasive chemical solvents, or acid or alkaline substances. Do not use solvents, acetone, chloroform or strong acidic substances, or chlorinated solvents.
Clean the screen and touch screen with a soft cloth soaked in a solution of neutral soap and warm water.
Warning: Do not clean the screen with abrasive chemical solvents, or acid or alkaline substances. Do not use any type of alcohol. Do not spray the cleaning product directly on the screen.
To clean the expiratory set before the sterilization process, use only chlorine-free neutral detergents. The expiratory set is autoclavable. Stands 50 sterilization cycles in autoclave if the following parameters are chosen: 20 minutes at 121 °C – 2 hours; or 15 minutes at 134 °C – 1.5 hours.
It is important to follow the instructions for use provided by the manufacturers of each product.
For more information on cleaning and disinfection, see the ventilator’s user manual. You can also download the following guidelines:
Ventilator Cleaning Guidelines
Capnograph Cleaning Guidelines