How to Clean and Sanitize a Pager

Mar 27, 2017 3:01:03 PM

Keep Your Pagers Clean with these tips. 

It's Important To Keep Pagers Clean For Your Customers, Patients and Guests

The safest and most effective way to clean your pagers is to wipe them down thoroughly  with a disinfectant and dry thoroughly between use.  Also , dont forget to clean your charging base and any basket that you store pagers in between use.  These items should be wiped down daily as well.

The following are disinfectants that will not damage your pagers.  It’s important to care for your pagers JTECH pagers and products using the right cleaner. Using the wrong cleaner / disinfectant may cause the plastic on JTECH pagers to weaken, crack and become brittle.

Also, ensure your cleaning staff wears disposable gloves while cleaning pagers. 

With these simple cleaning methods you can keep your guests, patients and customers happy and healthy while ensuring the longevity of your pagers.  

1. Sodium Hypochlorite*

Any product with no more than 5% Sodium Hypochlorite*. This product can be found at It is listed as Clorox Healthcare -Bleach Germicidal Cleaner. Item # 6VDE6. Similar products can be used.

2. Hydrogen Peroxide*

Any product with no more than 30% hydrogen peroxide*. This product can be found at It is listed as Tough Guy Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner. Item # 12M180. Similar products can be used.

3. White Vinegar

Vinegar is a great natural solution for disinfecting and cleaning. Use up to a 10% solution of white vinegar - acetic acid and water.

* These products are listed by the CDC as products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. 


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Topics: Pager care


Written by Paige