Perform the following steps to clean the MX40 and the
Cleaning Materials for the MX40
The procedure in this section keeps the MX40 and its accompanying patient
cable clean and provides protection against infectious agents and
bloodborne pathogens. Both the outside and the inside of the MX40 battery
compartment and the patient cable must be kept free of dirt, dust, and
Important — After exposure, the MX40 and the patient cable must be
cleaned as per the instructions contained herein. Sterilization of the MX40
has been qualified using the STERRAD 100NX System. For more
information and instruction on sterilizing the MX40, contact your service
patient cable of visible surface contamination.
Note — when cleaning, the use of protective gloves is encouraged.
Remove the batteries and disconnect the patient cable.
If using disposable AA batteries, remove the battery tray and clean
Wipe the MX40 and the patient cable clean by using a cloth dampened
modestly with one of the approved cleaning agents listed in the table
Follow the manufacturer's instructions with regard to application
Wipe the M40 and inside the patient cable housing with distilled water
or alcohol to prevent residue build-up.
Allow to air-dry, or dry with a non-lint producing cloth.
Use of abrasive cleaning materials, or disinfectants or cleaning agents
not listed herein, on any part or component of the MX40 may damage
The Gore-tex patch in the battery compartment of the MX40 can be
damaged by the use of glutaraldehyde and anti-bacterial soap.