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27 Mar 2020 | 08:00

Disinfecting Your Devices


Keeping your devices clean for staff and consumer safety.

Due to the current situation sweeping the globe, you may have questions about best practices for keeping your devices safe. It’s never been more important to keep your devices clean for both staff and consumer safety. We have put together some necessary information on how to safely clean your devices without damaging the equipment. 

The CDC recommends using 70% Isopropanol alcohol to disinfect devices. Here we have highlighted advice from a range of manufacturers we supply. We suggest you follow the advice from the manufacturer of the devices you own to avoid any potential damage.


Zebra Healthcare Scanners

  • 3% hydrogen peroxide and 97% water solution

  • Isopropanol alcohol (70-91%)

There are many more cleaning options suggested by Zebra.

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Zebra Healthcare Printers

  • Alcohol - Isopropyl and Ethyl (≤80%)

  • Bleach - Sodium Hypochlorite

  • Hydrogen Peroxide - Accelerated or Improved

  • Phosphoric Acid

  • Sodium Troclosene - Sodium Dichloroisocyanurate

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Zebra Healthcare Mobile Computers

  • 3% hydrogen peroxide and 97% water solution

  • Isopropanol alcohol (91% with 9% water)

  • 10% bleach (sodium hypochorite 0.55%) and 90% water solution

  • Medipal alcohol wipes

Click here to view the full list


Zebra Non-Healthcare devices

100% of the active ingredients in any cleaner must consist of one or some combination of the following:

  • Isopropyl alcohol, bleach/sodium hypochlorite, hydrogen peroxide, ammonium chloride, or mild dish soap.

For more information please visit here


Honeywell Mobile Computers

  • Isopropyl alcohol (70%)

  • Diversey® Oxivir TB - Benzyl alcohol, hydrogen peroxide

  • PDI® Sani-Cloth Prime Germicidal Disposable Wipe – Ammonium chloride .61%, ethyl alcohol 27.3%, isopropyl alcohol 28.7%

Honeywell Scanners and Printers

  • Isopropyl alcohol (70%)

For full information on all Honeywell device cleaning, click here


Datalogic Devices

  • Isopropanol alcohol (70% solution at a minimum)

  • Household bleach (5-6% sodium hypochorite) ½ cup bleach diluted in 1 gallon of water

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Toshiba Technology

  • Isopropanol alcohol (90%)

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Opticon Scanners

  • Soapy Water

  • Lysol Disinfectant Wipes

  • Clorox Disinfecting wipes

Panasonic Devices

  • Sani-Cloth® Plus Germicidal Disposal Cloth 

  • Alcohol Prep Swabs 

  • CaviWipes™ 

  • Total Solutions™ Disinfectant Wipes

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Elo Devices

  • Household bleach solution (1/3 cup of bleach per gal. of water)

  • Isopropyl alcohol (≤ 70% alcohol)

  • Clorox Disinfecting Wipes

  • Lysol Brand Clean & Fresh Multi Surface Cleaner (20% cleaner solution to water ratio)

  • Sani-Cloth Prime Germicidal Disposable Wipes

Click here to view the full list


Top Dos 

  • Use a microfiber cleaning cloth or soft towels. 

  • Spray the cleaner onto the cleaning cloth/ towel and then wipe the surface to be cleaned. 

  • Clean with a cloth/ towel that is damp but not soaked/ dripping wet. 



Top Don'ts 

  • Do not spray cleaners directly onto the equipment. 

  • Do not use abrasive cleaners (powders) or abrasive cleaning materials (scrub brush, scouring pad, etc). 

  • Do not soak the electronic equipment with cleaning liquid. 

  • Do not combine chemicals when cleaning devices, it may be dangerous to do so


For more information, email us at  or alternatively call us on 0330 131 1111.

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