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    Default High Visibility Vest Cleaning/Decon

    A question arose today, concerning cleaning/decon of these vests if they come in contact with bodily fluids. any help appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Capt211 View Post
    A question arose today, concerning cleaning/decon of these vests if they come in contact with bodily fluids. any help appreciated.
    Obviously, bleach will ruin the fluorescence.

    I imagine peroxide based detergent would too. (Clorox 2) But you could test it out on an inconspicuous spot.

    My dept uses Virex® TB Ready-to-use Disinfectant Cleaner. It works great, doesn't bleach things, and has a very pleasant odor. We use it on everything from door handles, to headsets, to BP cuffs.
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    Contact the manufacturer?

    I can't even tell you who that would be. I haven't had the opportunity to do anything with my vest since I tried it on and placed it on my rack.
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