How to Clean Your PEP Device

All PEP devices need to be cleaned following the instructions from your CF team and the manufacturer.

To clean after each use:

  • Take the device apart
  • Wash all the pieces in warm soapy water
  • Rinse with warm running water or clean water
  • Shake excess water from each piece of the device
  • Place pieces on a clean dry towel or dish rack and leave to air dry

Weekly Sterilisation:

  • Boil all parts for 10-15 minutes, use a timer to make sure you don’t forget to turn it off OR
  • Use a steam steriliser (not a microwave steriliser if your device has metal parts)


  • Do not store wet devices
  • Store in a clean dry container with a lid
  • Container should be cleaned regularly

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