Slicker covers and cushions are not sterile when shipped. We suggest a thorough cleaning with a bleach / water solution as recommended by the Center for Disease Control before each use. Some germicide solutions may cause discoloration of the cover, and create a sticky film. Adhesive remover or nail polish remover will clean off tape residue easily without harming the cover. If you would like recommendations for combination germicide cleaners, please feel free to contact us. If the cover is damaged by puncture or small cuts, temporary repairs may be made by cleaning the area with acetone and applying a patch using a high quality crystal clear packing tape until you can procure a replacement. Replacement of the cover/cushion is dependent on patient traffic, abuse (back boards, trauma use), and age. In normal use, a replacement cycle of 1 year is recommended.
Please click here to view our PDF Cleaning Instructions.