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How to clean your TADD

CLEANING PROTOCOLS

There are 3 different cleaning protocols we recommend in order from least to most intensive:

Cleaning Protocol #1 (Least Intensive)

  1. Spray or wipe with deionized water

  2. Dry with disposable lint-free wipe

 

Cleaning Protocol #2 (Intermediate)

  1. Spray or wipe with 70% isopropanol

  2. Spray or wipe with deionized water

  3. Dry with disposable lint-free wipe

 

Cleaning Protocol #1 (Most Intensive)

  1. Spray or wipe with a 1% solution of Liquinox

  2. Spray or wipe with 70% isopropanol  x 2

  3. Spray or wipe with deionized water x 3

  4. Dry with disposable lint-free wipe

 

CLEANING SOLUTIONS

These are the cleaning solutions we use to clean our TADDs after a day of training:

Bottle 1 – Deionized Water

 

Bottle 2 – 70 % Isopropanol (IPA) Alcohol

 

Bottle 3 – 1% Liquinox Detergent

  1. Make a 1:100 dilution of the Liquinox Concentrate to make the 1% Liquinox solution

  2. Add 4.5 mL (a heaping teaspoon) to the 16 oz. spray bottle

  3. Add 444 mL deionized water (approximately 15 oz.) to the bottle

Cleaning

CLEANING SUPPLY SOURCING

Spray Bottles for Cleaning Solutions

Pinnacle Mercantile Plastic Spray Bottles Leak Proof Technology Empty 16 oz Value Pack of 4

$12 for 4 bottles

Deionized (DI) Water for Cleaning

LabChem LC267505 Water Solution, Deionized, 20 L Volume

$50 for 20 L (~5 gallons)

70% Isopropyl Alcohol

Amazon Brand - Solimo 70% Isopropyl Alcohol First Aid Antiseptic for Treatment of Minor Cuts and Scrapes, 32 Fl Oz (Pack of 6)

$18 for 6 32oz. bottles

Liquinox Detergent Concentrate

Alconox 1232 Liquinox Anionic Critical Cleaning Liquid Detergent, 1 quart Bottle

$21 for a quart

Disposable Lint-Free Wipes

Kimtech 34743 Kimwipes Delicate Task Wipers, 3-Ply, 11 4/5 x 11 4/5, 119 per Box (Case of 15 Boxes)

$114 for a case of 15 boxes

Deionized Water Wipes

Thomas 2060 Deionized Water Premoistened Clean Sterile Wipe, 6" Length x 9" Width, 100 Wipes per Canister

$23 per canister of 100 wipes

HDPE Gloves - Least Odor Resistance

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Clean Ones 500 Count Disposable Poly Gloves, Pack of 2, 1000, Clear

$12 per case of 1,000 gloves

Vinyl Gloves - Medium Odor Resistance

Disposable Vinyl Gloves - Powder Free, Clear, Latex Free and Allergy Free, Plastic, Work, Food Service, Cleaning, Wholesale Cheap, Size Extra Large (Case of 1000)

$27 per case of 1,000 gloves

Nitrile Gloves - More Odor Resistance

AMMEX Medical Black Nitrile Gloves - 4 mil, Latex Free, Powder Free, Textured, Disposable, Non-Sterile, Large, ABNPF46100, Case of 1000

$70 per case of 1,000 gloves

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