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Cleaning Instruments Checklist

Light microscopy cleaning checklist

Alcohol spray will be provided - ethanol, isopropanol or IMS may be used at 70% in water.

Do not use Chemgene or other detergent based products on microscopes - it will damage them

Do not spray equipment directly with alcohol, spray a paper towel and wipe down.

Before starting –

Wash hands

Wipe down

Keyboard, Mouse

Eyepieces and nosepiece

Joystick/stage controls

Microscope enclosure handles.

After finishing

Keyboard, Mouse

Eyepieces and nosepiece

Joystick/stage controls

Microscope enclosure handles.

Dispose of cling film and paper towel in the bin provided.

Sign the sheet with date and time