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CPAP Maintenance Guide

Equipment
Cleaning
Replacement
Machine and Humidifier
Wipe down machine every 2 weeks with a damp cloth
Approximately every 5 years as needed
Mask Cushion
Wash with mild soap and water daily
Every 3-6 months
Mask Headgear and Frame
Wash with mild soap and water once or twice a week
Every 6 months
Humidifier Chamber
**Use distilled water only when filling the chamber**
Wash with mild soap and water once or twice a week
Every 12 months
Heated or Non-heated Hose
Wash with mild soap and water once a week, hang to dry
**switching between two hoses will give each hose the opportunity to dry fully after each wash**
Every 6 months, or 12 months if you are switching between two hoses.

Filter Schedule

ResMed AirSense 10 White Filter
Replace every 2-4 months depending on air quality and dust build up
Philips Respironics DreamStation Light Blue Filter
Replace every 1-2 months depending on air quality and dust build up
Philips Respironics DreamStation Dark Blue Filter
Rinse every month. Replace every 6 months.
**switching between two filters will give each filter the opportunity to dry fully after rinsing – replace both every 12 months**
Disinfect CPAP mask, humidifier chamber and hosing monthly with 1/4 white distilled vinegar and 3/4 water; soak for 20-30 minutes or as needed. Rinse well.