Below you will find general guidelines for setting up, cleaning, and maintaining your CPAP or bi-level equipment. Remember, a manufacturer’s manual, with instructions for your specific CPAP machine, was included with your machine. Please be sure to read all instructions carefully and refer to your manual for care and troubleshooting advice.
Daily Wash the mask system with warm, soapy water. Do not use soaps with added scents. Rinse well and allow to air dry out of direct sunlight.
Weekly Separate and hand wash the mask components and headgear in warm, soapy water. Do not use soaps with added scents. Rinse the components well and allow them to air dry out of direct sunlight. Cautions Do not use solutions containing vinegar, bleach, chlorine, alcohol, aromatics, moisturizers, antibacterial agents or scented oils to clean any part of the system or air tubing. These solutions may cause damage and reduce the life of the product Do not expose any part of the system or tubing to direct sunlight as it may deteriorate the product If any visible deterioration of a component is apparent (cracking, tears, etc.) the component should be discarded and replaced.
Note: your headgear may be washed without being taken apart. the dye used in the headgear may run during the first wash.
Need to pick up supplies? Here’s a quick general guide for how often you’ll need various refills. Be sure, however, to check with your insurance carrier because there are differences in coverage.
1 Month – Full face cushion, nasal seal cushion, nasal pillows, disposable filters.