Altrix™ - Cleaning & Disinfecting

Modified on Wed, 01 Apr 2020 at 12:39 PM

Q: How to clean and disinfect the device?

A: Clean the external surfaces of the controller and system components before each use. System components may be subject

to contamination during use from contact with soiled hands of the user, airborne pathogens, and unexpected or accidental

events. Make sure you remove all visible soils.

CAUTION - Do not power wash this product.

Tools Required:

  • Mild soap
  • Soft, lint free cloth (2 or more)

Validated mild soap:

  • Enzol® Enzymatic Instrument Cleaner by Johnson & Johnson

To clean the external surfaces of the controller and system components:

See product illustration for clarification of product component names and locations.

  1. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet
  2. Apply wheel locks
  3. Undo power cord and hose straps
  4. Unravel and lay out hoses, cables, and power cord
  5. Disconnect the hoses. Push back on the retaining collar of the port on the controller. Pull the hose to disconnect
  6. Disconnect the patient temperature probe cable from the port
  7. Remove the reservoir. Pull forward at an angle, and lift out the reservoir
  8. If necessary, empty the water from the reservoir. Dispose of the water per your hospital protocol
  9. Prepare a mild soap and water solution as described by the manufacture
  10. Wipe the inside and outside of the reservoir and reservoir lid, with a soft, lint free cloth moistened with soap and watersolution
  11. Wipe the hoses and patient temperature probe cables, with a soft, lint free cloth moistened with soap and water solution
  12. Wipe the controller surfaces while the reservoir is removed with a soft, lint free cloth moistened with soap and water

    solution. Also wipe the following system components:

    • Hose connectors

      Power cord

      Hose and power cord management straps

      Storage compartment door

      Inside storage compartment

      Graphical user interface display


  13. Wipe the controller, reservoir and reservoir lid surfaces, and system components with a clean, dry cloth to remove any

    excess liquid

  14. Replace the reservoir

  15. Allow the external surfaces of the controller and components to dry thoroughly

Cleaning tools

Note - please check availability with Technical Support Team before ordering


Please check the  disinfection guide.

Errors and omission excepted

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