Which disinfectants to use?

There are six approved disinfectants for use on the TemporalScanners, which are:

  • DisCide Ultra Disinfecting Wipes
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Isopropyl Alcohol 70%
  • Minncare
  • Oxivir
  • PDI Sani-Cloth Plus (Red Top)


Cleaning the case: The TemporalScanner case can be wiped down using a cloth dampened with 70% isopropyl alcohol. The industrial grade housing and design of the electronic components allow for completely safe cleaning with 70% isopropyl alcohol but should not be immersed in fluid or autoclaved.

Cleaning the sensor lens: With normal use, the only maintenance required is to keep the lens on the end of the probe clean. It is made of special mirror-like, silicon infrared-transmitting material. However, dirt, greasy films or moisture on the lens will interfere with the passage of infrared heat and affect the accuracy of the instrument. Regularly clean the lens with a cotton swab dampened with an alcohol wipe. Use only light force for cleaning, to avoid damaging the lens. Water can be used to remove any residual film left by the alcohol. Do not use bleach or other cleaning solutions on the sensor lens. Use 70% isopropyl alcohol.