Printer Information Guide

Printer Information Guide

OKI Cleaning And Disinfecting Guide For Printers


COVID-19 has challenged all of us to step up and be more vigilant in our cleaning efforts. We are providing you with this information so that you can properly clean the surfaces of your OKI printers.


According to health authorities, cleaning visibly dirty surfaces followed by disinfection is an important measure for the prevention of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory illnesses in households and community settings.


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Cleaning Exterior Touch Surfaces of OKI Printers

According to the National Environment Agency in Singapore, there are various active ingredients (A.I.) that are effective against coronaviruses; these also include alcohol-based cleaners that contain at least 50% isopropyl alcohol.

  • Wear disposable gloves (latex or nitrile) when cleaning and disinfecting surfaces.
  • Turn off device and disconnect power.
  • Using the cleaning solution, moisten a microfiber cloth. Do not spray solution onto your printer – even when power is switched OFF!
  • Wipe off the surface of the machine including control panels and handle to document glass cover. DO NOT WIPE OFF GLASS WITH CLEANING SOLUTION.*
  • Wipe the document glass, and ADF document glass gently with a clean microfiber cloth that has been slightly moistened with water and squeezed well.*
  • When finished, discard gloves and wash hands thoroughly.

*Applies to MFP's

Precautions To Take When Cleaning OKI Printers

  • Never clean printer when it is plugged in.
  • Avoid skin contact when cleaning with alcohol.
  • Never spray cleaning solution directly on printer.
  • Avoid using paper towels or tissues to clean printer.
  • Test a small area before cleaning painted or glossy surfaces.
  • NEVER USE CLEANING SOLUTIONS ON MFP DOCUMENT GLASS!
  • Always clean document glass with a clean microfiber cloth and water only.
  • An alcohol/water mix of more than 70% isopropyl alcohol should be avoided.
  • Avoid using harsh chemicals such as bleach, abrasives, ammonia, or peroxide to clean your printer.
To learn more about cleaning and disinfecting surfaces, visit the NEA website