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    How can I clean the Philips ear thermometer?

    Published on 2017-09-05

    To enjoy your Philips ear thermometer we recommend cleaning it regularly. Find out how you can easily clean your thermometer.

    Clean after each use

    For hygienic reasons, we recommend cleaning your Philips ear thermometer after each use. A lens filter is not needed.

    Use a cotton swab

    1. Moisten the cotton swab with a few drops of alcohol and wipe the surface of the infrared sensor gently with the swab
    2. Immediately wipe the surface dry with a clean cotton swab
    3. Use a soft dry cloth to clean the body of the device
    4. Store the device in a clean, dry place at room temperature

    The information on this page applies to the following models: DL8740/37 .

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