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Cleaning & Disinfecting Butterfly iQ

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To clean the probe: 

  1. After each use of the probe, use one of the recommended liquid saturated wipes (Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes by PDI, Inc., Super Sani-Cloth® AF3 Disposable Wipes by PDI, Inc., or a lint-free cloth moistened with water) to remove ultrasound transmission gel from the probe.
  2. Disconnect the probe from the mobile device.
  3. Wipe the probe, strain relief, cable, and connector with one of the recommended liquid saturated wipes for one (1) minute and until visibly clean.
  4. Change the wipes as necessary and repeat the above step until the probe is visibly clean.
  5. To dry the probe, use a soft cloth, blot the lens dry. Do not wipe the lens. Dry the rest of the probe, cable, strain relief, and connector.
  6. Visually inspect the probe in a well-lit area to ensure all surfaces are clean. If the probe is not clean, repeat the cleaning steps above.
  7. Dispose of cleaning material in accordance with all applicable regulations.

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After cleaning the probe, you must disinfect the probe.

It is recommended that you use Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes by PDI, Inc or bleach (0.6% Sodium Hypochlorite) and clean non-linting wipes.

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To disinfect the probe using Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes by PDI:

  1. Wipe the probe, cable, strain relief, and connector with a Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipe. Use additional fresh wipes as needed.
  2. Make sure the treated surface remains visibly wet for a minimum of two (2) minutes paying attention to seams, gaps, gasket material, and recessed areas.
  3. Use additional fresh wipes as needed to ensure continuous two (2) minutes of contact time.
  4. Allow to air dry.
  5. Once clean and disinfected, visually inspect the probe, strain relief, cable, and connector for signs of damage or wear.

To disinfect the probe using bleach (0.6% Sodium Hypochlorite) and clean non-linting wipes:

  1. Wipe the probe, cable, strain relief, and connector using a clean non-linting wipe wetted (damp but not dripping) with bleach (0.6%). Use additional fresh wipes as needed.
  2. Make sure the treated surface remains visibly wet for a minimum of ten (10) minutes paying attention to seams, gaps, gasket material, and recessed areas.
  3. Use additional fresh wipes as needed to ensure continuous ten (10) minutes of contact time.
  4. Allow to air dry.
  5. Once clean and disinfected, visually inspect the probe, strain relief, cable, and connector for signs of damage or wear.

Disinfecting the Mobile Device

It may be necessary to disinfect your mobile device after use. For details, refer to your mobile device’s policy and website for support.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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