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cleaning your machine
#1
what does everyone use to clean their machine and masks...any particular brand
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I am referring to the band of detergent?
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#3
Any particular brand of mild detergent should work fine. I use dawn or something similar. Resmed recommends a mild detergent with warm (about 86F) water.

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#4
Resmed recommends a mild detergent with warm (86F) water. I use Dawn or store brand equivalents. Any mild detergent should be fine.

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#5
I first wash out the sink then fill it and soak the mask and frame using denture tablets. It has a slight minty scent afterwards.
                                                                                                                                                                                  
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FYI, while I use Dawn, it is technically not a mild detergent, but it is more effective at eliminating body oils and germs than many other products (some like Palmolive, leave a scum). You can also use babywash. Some people use water and vinegar (my bro's preference). Somewhere on the Resmed website, they recommend soaking only 2-3 minutes (not the 10 minutes I was doing previously) for masks.
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#7
Thanks everyone I have 20 gallon bucket with lid just designated for cleaning it,as a I use a vinegar soak. I throw the chamber and mask with out head gear in there to, but like the idea of the dawn and skin oils.
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I use dawn dish soap too. Then rinse in tap water and vinegar. Final rinse with distilled water. Let air dry.
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I use an antibacterial, liquid, hand soap for the wash, then rinsed in hot water, followed by a 15-minute soak in distilled water and white vinegar, and then rinsed again in hot water.     Banana
The real key is to periodically clean your equipment - at least monthly and preferably weekly.  oldman
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baby shampoo


Using FlashAir W-03 SD card in machine. Access through wifi with FlashPAP or Sleep Master utilities.

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