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Sterilising liquid (Miltons fluid stained the needles)
« on: October 20, 2013, 05:47:19 AM »
Hi - I've now ordered the recommended steriliser but I used Milton steriliser (used for baby bottles etc) and my roller - which I've only used once - has what I can only describe as flecks of what looked like dried blood - which it definitely isn't but not sure what it is
Do I bin this roller ? Any suggestions why this happened

Many thanks
« Last Edit: October 20, 2013, 05:26:03 PM by SarahVaughter »


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Re: Sterilising liquid
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2013, 05:25:40 PM »
We warn against using Milton's fluid in our instructions (big warning sign on page 28). It contains a very agressive form of Chlorine.

Use our Chloramine T instead. It's perfect. Sterilizes instead of disinfects and is very, very cheap.

If the needles are still sharp, you can still use it. But the tips may have been eroded by the Chlorine. Test it. If it hurts and is hard to get the needles in, the Miltons blunted the needles.

Miltons is for plastic and glass.

Even though "Chloramine" points to Chlorine, there is very little free chlorine in a Chloramine-T solution. Exposure time of half an hour is more than enough to completely kill all organisms and the needles remain unscathed.
« Last Edit: October 20, 2013, 05:27:25 PM by SarahVaughter »


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Re: Sterilising liquid (Miltons fluid stained the needles)
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2013, 03:50:09 AM »
Thank you Sarah - teaches me to read everything !
I've ordered a new one as I dont want to take any chances -