CPAP Mask, Hose, and Chamber Cleaner
Cleaning your CPAP equipment, especially your mask, tube, and humidifier water chamber regularly are of the utmost important when it comes to safe and effective CPAP therapy. While using your CPAP equipment, bacteria and germs can build up inside your tube and mask. This can have long term negative effects on your overall sleep apnea therapy while also causing your equipment to break down, leading to more constant replacement of parts. Daily cleanings are mandatory for all CPAP equipment, and the most effective way to thoroughly clean your equipment and kill 99.9 percent of that bacteria is to use the SoClean CPAP Cleaner and Sanitizer.
Most Thorough CPAP Cleaner Available
Using the same process that hospitals use while sanitizing equipment, the SoClean CPAP Cleaner and Sanitizer guarantees that it kills 99.9 percent of any type of negative build up in your CPAP mask and tube. You do not have to take apart your mask and wipe it down with a wipe or use any type of spray; just put your mask directly into the SoClean and let it do the work!
No Chemicals or Water
Using oxygen, the SoClean will automatically clean your CPAP equipment without using any type of alcohol or chemical that can leave a smell on your mask.
Heated Tubing Adapters
If you are using a ClimateLine tubing with a ResMed S9, heated tubing for the Fisher and Paykel Icon, System One 60 Series Heated Tubing, or heated tubing for the Fisher and Paykel 600 Series CPAP Machines, an adapter is required in order to clean your tube. There are four different types of adapters available for purchase for these four types of heated tubing, so know what type of machine you are using and if you have the heated tube before purchasing.
Instructions on first time using the SoClean
- Always use the pre-wash whenever you hand wash your current or new CPAP hose, mask, and water chamber.
- Put two capfuls of pre-wash into a gallon of water.
- Hand-wash your CPAP hose, mask, and water chamber.
- Rinse thoroughly with water.
- Air dry
- Important: Do not use the pre-wash in the SoClean
*See what our Registered Respiratory Therapist has to say about the SoClean vs Lumin
AC Power Cord: 62 inches
AC Power Supply: 1.55 x 1.30 x 3.10 inches
Pre-wash bottle: 1.5 oz (45mL)
- Hypoallergenic and Fragrance-free
- Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Laureth 9, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Methylisothi-azolinone and Benzisothi-azolinone.
- Compatible with any CPAP Mask - Adapters needed for heated tubing for certain manufacturers
- Thorough clean - Cleans 99.9 percent of bacteria and germs
- Chemical free - Uses oxygen instead of chemicals and liquids
You do not need to disassemble your mask and tube when using the SoClean CPAP Cleaner; just put your mask inside with the tube attached and let the machine do the work for you. Make sure you clean your equipment daily.
Do I need to take apart my mask to put it in the SoClean?
No, your mask goes in as is and will come out thoroughly clean, as 99.9 percent of bacteria will be destroyed while inside. Your mask should be attached to the tube and water chamber as well, as all three will receive cleaning.
What are the benefits of cleaning my CPAP equipment?
By cleaning your equipment daily, you lengthen the lifespan of things like your mask cushions and tubes. This leadsto less frequent replacement of parts and less costs. But cleaning your CPAP equipment isn't just about the costs, it's also about your health! CPAP equipment that does not get a thorough cleaning can allow for bacteria and pathogens to build up which will lead you to getting sick more often and having negative effects on your overall health and sleep apnea therapy.
Why does it look like my mask is yellowing?
Clear or yellowish residue is usually just built-up facial oils. The SoClean will oxidize/sanitize any organic residue on the mask, but an inert (and sometimes yellowish colored) material residue can be left behind. Wash the mask out well with the pre-wash or with fragrance-free dish soap. This is the most common cause of yellowing. It may seem as if the plastic is yellowing, but the yellow color may be caused by a fine film of facial oil residue.
Also see these items:
- SoClean System One and DreamStation Heated Tubing Adapter
- SoClean ResMed S9 ClimateLine Tubing Adapter
- SoClean Fisher & Paykel ICON Heated Tubing Adapter
- SoClean Fisher & Paykel 600 Series Heated Tubing Adapter
- Compatible with APEX Medical XT Series CPAP machines - no adapters needed.
- Product manufacturer warranty is three years.
Return on warranty issues only.
- Health Savings Account AND Flexible Spending Account APPROVED
- User Manual
- SoClean Warranty (extended to 3 years)
- Quick Start Guide
|Power||100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 6.5 x 8.5 in (Chamber 7.5 x 4.5 x 5.0 in, Volume = 178 Cubic in)|
|Warranty||3-year limited warranty|
|AC Power||Universal 100v-240v (50-60Hz)|
- SoClean Device
- Cartridge Filter* (PN1207)
- Check Valve Assembly** (Check Valve, Injection Fitting and 12" Tubing)
- AC Power Supply with Cord (approximately 62 in)
- Small Neutralizing Pre-Wash bottle - 1.5 oz/45 ML (PN1101)
- Hose Slot Plug (PN1214)
- Lid Gasket (PN1215)
- User Manual
** The Check Valve prevents water in the CPAP humidifier reservoir from backing up into the SoClean machine. If at any time water can be seen in the clear tube (Check Valve), replace immediately. It should be replace every 6 months or the SoClean display shows the "order filter kit" message.
You may register your SoClean device at Soclean.com
I don't want to be too critical about this purchase but want to be honest:
1. Yes, a little overwhelming when you open up the package and figure out the connections.
2. I had to purchased another water holder because this did not work with my current unit without that purchase.
3. When cleaning, it is loud. I plan the cleaning when I am not in the bedroom so that is NOT an issue.
4. Smell. Worse part is the after smell. I have cleaned my new head gears like suggested and all but after using the machine the mask always has that ozone smell for a long time while using the mask. I just can't get that to stop no matter what I do. I hate that smell when trying to go to sleep. Is it unhealthy? I hope not.
Is it working? Who knows, it is a trust thing. I suppose it is killing the bacteria an all. But the after smell in the mask is the biggest drawback. I kind of regret buying this machine for that reason.
The initial install was a little confusing but once i used the long tubing to connect with the adapter it all came together. Since that, the unit requires zero maintenance. The unit produces the ozone, the filter returns it to normal. I strongly recommend this device.
When I opened the package I was almost overwhelmed. There were SO MANY pieces and I thought I'll never figure this out. But I took a breath, read the manual completely (and laid out the pieces as I read) and then began to assemble the component. Oh my, it was a BREEZE. Setting the date, etc., also easy, easier than in my car. Attaching it to my CPAP was also straightforward IF ONE FOLLOWS STEP-BY-STEP what is shown in the manual. Does it come on automatically? You bet it does. I could not be more satisfied!
Customer support sucks. Machine break and no service.
I am so sorry about your experience. If your machine breaks during the warranty we will get that fixed for you. If you purchased it from Resphop, please call us!
Your Respshop Team
This machine is easy to operate. As with any product, the down side is the cost of the filter, and for me, the lingering odor left on the sanitized mask is border-line unpleasant. From the instructional comparison video, a CPAP user needs to also clean their equipment. This machine (in spite of its name), only sanitizes the equipment. All in all, this machine is great for its purpose.
After the cleaning process there is an odor leftover
The instructions were a bit confusing but after watching a video cleared things up. The instructions say to clean the SoClean but it doesn't say how.
The machine works great. It help clear up my sinuses.
Great product, really happy with it, save a lot of time every day and no more worries about sinus infections , really a must if you us a CPAP machine!!!
New product for me will tray berry offten , have problems with alarge hope thoes the job for a better night slleep
Should have purchased this long ago easy to use does excellent job cleaning mask hose and resovoir.
I notice some of the negative reviews are from non-owners...who allows that? Only actual owners should review! Personally, I love mine! I have had it for a month or so, and can tell such a difference in the way my sinuses feel after sleeping. Yes, the ozone smell is a little weird when you first start your unit, but goes away within a few seconds, and then the air smells "clean." I am so glad I added this to my Resmed Air Sense 10!
Am really impressed with the easy of disinfecting daily and the ease of use highly recommend it should be sold at the same time a CPAP machine is sold.
Cliff note version:
Very loud when cleaning, like drown out the TV loud. Thankfully it's only for about 12 minutes
Cannot put the nose piece in the SoClean because the ozone smell makes me absolutely nauseous.
I wash that piece by hand.
After it cleans, I let the CPAP run for an hour to "air" out the smell from the hose.
I love the concept, but not the price (I had to buy another additional 20.00 adapter on top of the $300) nor do I like the ozone smell, but clean is clean. I gave it two stars because it is somewhat easy and I like knowing that nasty mutant microbes are not living in my DME.
Would I buy it again ...... not for that price.
This looks very interesting and useful. I am considering buying it.
BUT The word is disassemble, not dissemble.
I checked my unabridged internet-linked dictionary, and
"Dissemble" is defined as "to conceal one's real motive, emotions etc. by pretence"
I've decided not to pay the huge price tag for a machine that only kills bacteria. A soapy solution does the same thing. This machine has mixed Youtube review, many say there is an odor after cleaning and some say you still have to clean the mask cushion, as it will not remove facial oils from the cushion with just circulation O2 through the tubes, I'll stick with wipes and soapy water. I have Anthem Insurance and they pay 100% of CPAP costs and they have stated that this machine will likely never be covered under insurance as it is a luxury item and not a medically needed item. Way to expensive for the draw backs people are stating.
The machine does a great job. I got allergies after using a cpap for awhile. I got rid of the allergies after using the SoClean. The only negative I have is the latch on the SoClean case is very poorly made. Mine broke after a year or 2. It is made of plastic but should be made of metal.
Really cool tool. Makes cleaning my mask and tube so much easier than ever before. I spend no time going through all of my equipment, just let the soclean do it for me. Its a little more expensive than other stuff, but its so cool and effective that it was worth the money.
You breathe into your mask and tube all night, its no wonder you might get sick again from bacteria. With the soclean thats not a problem!