The CORE 500™ should be cleaned between each use. Infection control guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that reusable medical equipment, such as stethoscopes, must undergo disinfection between patients.
All external surfaces of the hardware can be cleaned with isopropyl alcohol wipes or hospital-grade disinfectant wipes. Under normal conditions, it is not necessary to remove the chestpiece from the earpiece during the cleaning procedure.
Ensure all external surfaces are dry prior to use.
Do not put the device in liquid.
Do not put the device in any high pressure or autoclave sterilization machines.