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What specific type of soap do you use to clean Cpap tube?
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When I remember to clean stuff, I don't use a soap. I use hot water and vinegar, fill up the sink, and let stuff soak. I rinse a lot and use a fingernail brush on the inside bottom of the humidifier tank. I let air dry and call it done until the next time I remember.
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(10-08-2017, 06:39 PM)speed3914 Wrote:
(01-08-2017, 02:45 AM)AshSF Wrote: I use any available liquid foaming hand soap for all my Cpap cleaning needs. Make sure it doesn't have any antibacterial Ingredients like triclosan.

Every once in a while, For disinfecting I use green dettol - benzylkonium chloride based disinfectant properly diluted.

What's wrong with antibacterial dish soap?

Antibacterial soap is being phased out because it causes problems at sewage treatment.  People took what was supposed to be used where water wasn't available to using every day,all the time.  They use bacteria to break down sewage and the antibacterial soap kills it.  Dawn already manages to get rid of 99% of contaminants without causing sewage issues.  I only use disinfectant when receiving/giving used equipment and at the end of pink slime season (another month or so).

If you happen to have a handy microscope, you might check to see if there is any contamination in your tube. The fact that I can grow what looks like algae in my tube during the summer (sunlight hits the tube all day during the day) tells me that there is stuff in that tube.
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