Cleaning Embrace - Research


Embrace is a single-user device and cannot be used by multiple people simultaneously. If a subject has completed the study, and you want to enroll a new subject, you will need to disinfect Embrace. The disinfection procedure is explained below:


  1. Remove the band and spring bars - dispose of them properly following local regulations.
  2. Clean Embrace with a moistened cloth and a mild soap or detergent. Make sure to rinse the soap off thoroughly.
  3. Completely submerge the device in isopropyl alcohol or ethanol (70%) for ten minutes.
  4. Using sterile instruments and gloves, remove the device from the alcohol bath and rinse it under cold water for one minute to remove any residual alcohol.  
  5. Using sterile instruments and gloves, towel dry and polish.
  6. Inspect for any residual soil and repeat cleaning and disinfection if necessary.
  7. Replace the band and spring bars with a new set.

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