Disposable Hydrophobic/Bacterial Filter, 99.9% effective against 0.6 micron
63 mm Diameter.
Theatre High & Standard High:
0 to -100 kPa
0 to -25 kPa
Theatre High Suction Models:
Free Air Flow rates:
Standard High Suction Models:
Free Air Flow rates:
Standard Low Suction Models:
Free Air Flow:
Suction Jar (Oxylitre):
0 to 620mmHg (82 kPa)
40 to 45 Lpm
ESS Series Mobile Electrical Suction Unit
0 to 620mmHg (82 kPa)
20 to 25 Lpm
Operating & Safety Instructions
0 to 150mmHg (20 kPa)
20 to 25 Lpm
Float Valve Shut Off
Autoclaveable to 134 °C (see Doc-OP-4403)
10. Electrical Specification
Standard Supply Voltage:
Electrical Protection, all models:
Standard High & Low Models
240 volts ac. 50/60Hz 1 Ph
240 volts ac. (T) 1 amp
Type B =
Theatre High Models
240 volts ac. 50/60 Hz.1 Ph
240 volts ac. (T) 2 amp
This Equipment provides a degree of protection
against electric shock particularly regarding :Allowable LEAKAGE CURRENT
Reliability of the protective earth connections
36777 General-purpose suction system, electric
44943 Suction system canister, reusable
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Doc No: Doc-OP-4611
The Oxylitre ESS Series Mobile Suction unit has been designed for use within most types of Healthcare
environments. Suction units are available in adjustable Theatre High Vacuum - High Flow, Standard High
Vacuum - High Flow and Low Vacuum - High Flow models. The units come complete with a choice of single or
twin, 2 litre capacity Jar(s) and the Jar type is available in either the Oxylitre reusable/Autoclaveable, Hospira
“Receptal” , VacSax or Serres disposable liner type units.
(Please Note: This product is not suitable for Field or Transport use).
The Oxylitre ESS Series Mobile Suction unit complies with the BS EN ISO 10079-1: Medical suction equipment
– Part 1: Electrically powered suction equipment – Safety requirements.
The Suction unit is 240v AC mains operated. The product is a Class 1 Type B Electrical Medical Device and
complies with EN 60601-1: Medical electrical equipment. General requirements for safety.
Each unit is fitted with a Hydrophobic/Bacterial Filter. The Filter Element is 99.99% effective that provides an
effective barrier against contamination and protection to the environment. The Filter also protects the Suction
unit by preventing any moisture or fluid passing through.
The Oxylitre Receiver Jar has a protective overflow Float Assembly. In the event of over filling the Receiver Jar
whilst aspirating, the Float Valve assembly will automatically shut off the suction supply. This will prevent
contamination to the Suction unit. In the event where an Overflow Protection device has failed the Hydrophobic
Filter will chemically react and will shut off the Vacuum supply. In this event the mains supply to the Suction unit
must be turned off immediately.
Hospira Receptal/VacSax /Serres Receiver Jars
The Hospira, VacSax and Serres Receiver Jars are for Disposable Liners only. Use only Disposable Liners with
Hydrophobic Filters. Receiver Jars must be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Please Note: Oxylitre Ltd cannot accept any liability in the event of an overflow to a unit when a Hospira
“Receptal”, VacSax® or Serres System is being used.
3. Safety Precautions (see also Transit Bolt Instructions Doc-OP-4612)
Upon receipt of your new Mobile Suction unit, check for any damage, breakages or damaged tubing that
may cause the unit to fail when operated. Remove the two Transit Bolts situated in base of unit and
replace with plastic plugs provided (retain Transit Bolts for future use – see 4a below).
Please avoid using the Suction unit near other types of electrical equipment which may be affected by or
which radiates electromagnetic interferences.
Do not use any flammable agents near the equipment.
Warning: Electrical Safety.
DO NOT remove or open any panels of the Electrical Suction unit for any reason. If the unit fails to operate you
MUST contact the Oxylitre Service Department for service recommendations. The panels on the product must
only be opened by an Oxylitre Service Engineer or by qualified personnel.
4. Transport & Storage
a. During transportation (especially by Post or Carrier), you MUST ensure that the equipment is well packed
and protected, with Transit Bolts in place. Oxylitre will not be liable for any damage to the equipment.
b. Always handle this equipment with care. This is a vital piece of medical equipment.
c. When transporting/storing this equipment always keep in an upright position.
d. Always transport & store the equipment within in a dry environment. Keep away from excessive heat or
5. Operating Instructions
a. Please Note: the equipment is NOT suitable for continuous drainage.
b. Before use, ensure that your new Suction unit’s Rocker Switch is in the “OFF” position, before you plug the
unit into the mains supply.
c. Ensure the Receiver Jar “Float Assembly” is operational. (The Float should move up/down freely). Inspect all
Receiver Jar components and accompanying Tubing for wear or damage. Always replace worn or damaged
Connect the supplied Suction Connecting Tube to the “Patient” Inlet on the Receiver Jar Lid and then connect
the required Catheter to the male end of the Suction Connection Tube. If required, place Anti-frothing agent
into the Receiver Jar (please use any Anti-frothing agent in accordance to the manufacturers instructions).
Insert the plug into the mains supply socket. Switch ON “O” the Green Rocker Switch to start the unit. The
green neon switch will illuminate when the pump is running.
Adjustment for the required suction is effective by the suction Control Valve. To increase the Suction, turn the
Control Valve clockwise. To decrease the required suction, turn the Control Valve anti-clockwise. With the
“Patient” Connector on the Jar Lid occluded, the Vacuum Gauge will give an accurate indication of the suction
Aspiration should be stopped when fluid has reached the top graduation. In the event of an accidental
overflow, the Float Valve will operate shutting off the vacuum supply to the Receiver Jar.
When the Jar is full, pull out the male adapter probe from the top of the Jar Lid and unhook the Retaining
Spring Clips. Remove the Jar carefully from out of the Cradle and dispose of the contents appropriately. Also
unscrew the Float assembly from the base of the Jar Lid. Both the Float assembly and the Lid must be
thoroughly cleaned. Re-assemble in the reverse order.
6. Additional Controls
Receiver Jar Changeover Valve (for ESS200 and ESS5200 Twin Jar Models only)
The ESS200 and ESS5200 Series Mobile Suction units have a Receiver Jar Changeover Valve mounted above
the two Receiver Jars on the front of the unit. If one of the Jars is becoming full during aspiration, turn the
Changeover Valve towards the empty Jar, to redirect the flow. That Jar is now ready for aspiration.
7. Servicing, Preventative Maintenance & Cleaning
The Hydrophobic/Bacterial Filter should be changed after each normal days use, or immediately if wetted/
Decontaminate (or replace as necessary) the “Suction Connecting Tube” after each use.
Use standard cleaning agents/detergents (e.g. Dettol) when cleaning the unit and Receiver Jar components.
N.B. All traces of cleaning agents must be removed before autoclaving the Jar.
The Oxylitre Receiver Jar, Jar Lid, Sealing Ring, Float Assembly & Seal are autoclaveable to 134°C (see DocOp 4403).
To ensure the quality and performance, this product should be serviced frequently (at least annually) by
qualified/Oxylitre Service Engineer. Please contact our Service department for details.
Each unit comes complete with a Manufacturer’s 7 year Warranty.
Note: Do NOT use any alkaline or amine based agents on Receiver Jar components.
8. Replacement Parts
Suction Tubing with Male Tapered Connector:
Suction Connecting Tube 1.8 m:
Suction Jar Lid:
Lid Sealing Ring:
Ref: S750 (Pack of 30)
Please Note: Always use Oxylitre replacements parts or CE marked products.
(Also see “Oxylitre Jar Spare Parts List” on label attached to the Suction unit. *Contains Phthalates).
9. Technical Data
The ESS Series Mobile Electrical Suction unit has been designed in accordance with EN ISO 10079-1. Electrical
Specifications comply with: EN 60601-1.
ESS Series Mobile Electrical Suction unit.
Theatre High Vacuum/High Flow.
High Vacuum/High Flow
Low Vacuum/High Flow.