Alaris System Cleaning Instructions Ver 1 May 2015

Cleaning Instructions

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Alaris System Cleaning Instructions ®  Alaris System cleaning instructions ®  Do • Before cleaning, turn the instrument off and unplug the power cord from the AC power source.  • Keep the instrument upright, and do not allow any part of it to become saturated with or submersed in fluid during cleaning.  • Use a soft cloth dampened with warm water and a mild nonabrasive cleaning solution to clean all exposed surfaces. For sanitizing or antibacterial treatment, use a 10% bleach solution and water. *  • Use a soft cloth dampened with water to rinse off the cleaning solution. • Allow devices to dry before attaching modules. – Dry time depends on the temperature, humidity and ventilation of the area.  Do Not • Do not spray fluids directly onto the instrument or into the rear case of the instrument.  • Do not apply cleaning solution in the metal pins of the IUI connectors. • Do not use hard or pointed objects to clean any part of the instrument. A soft-bristled brush may be used to clean hard-to-reach and narrow areas.  • Do not use compressed air to dry the instrument; this could force fluid into the instrument.  • Do not subject the device to sterilisation by steam autoclave or ethylene oxide (EtO2), or immerse in fluids or allow fluids to enter the instrument case.  • Do not allow solutions to collect on the instrument. Residue build-up might cause the moving parts to become sticky and hinder their operation over time.  IUI cleaning instructions  IUI connector  • Apply 70% IPA to the surface of the IUI connectors using a soft-bristled brush. • Ensure the instrument and IUI connectors are thoroughly dry (to the touch)  before returning them for use. Dry time depends on temperature, humidity and area ventilation.  *  Refer to the Website for a list of recommended cleaning products; Tip sheet - Alaris System Recommended Cleaning Products List - AL234 Cautions:  • All recommended solutions must be diluted per the manufacturer’s recommendation. • Any dropped or damaged instruments should be sent to the biomedical engineering department. • This tip sheet is not intended to be comprehensive instructions for cleaning the Alaris System. It reinforces points only.  For complete instructions, warnings and cautions, refer to the Alaris System User Manual. Warning: Failure to follow these instructions may result in an electrical hazard and/or instrument damage.  CareFusion Australia Ph: 1800 833 372  CareFusion New Zealand Ph: 0508 422 734 © 2015 CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Alaris is a trademark or registered trademark of CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. IF3540-01 (0412/750). AL432/May15/v1
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