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PEG Cleaning Brush is used to clean feeding tubes. This tube cleaning brush is manufactured by Bard and can be used daily or weekly according to needs. The PEG cleaning brush may be used to clean feeding tubes that are 20 French or larger in size. Cleaning solutions can be injected with the attached female hub adapter at one end. The cleaning end utilizes a feather mounted tip and brush.
Bard PEG Cleaning Brush Features & Benefits
- Constructed with nylon for strength and flexibility.
- Strong shaft optimizes push-ability to facilitate insertion.
- Feather mounted tip minimizes mucosal injury risks.
- Attached female hub adapter to inject cleaning solutions.
Bard PEG Cleaning Brush Specifications
- PEG Cleaning Brush (product ID # 000396)
- Nylon shaft construction.
- Feather mounted tip with brush.
- Hub adapter for cleaning solution injection.
- Additional Information
- Community Q&A
Product QuestionsWhat can you use for cleaning solutions?Question by: margaret cascio on Aug 11, 2016 8:47:10 PMThe manufacturer suggests simple saline solution for cleaning; however it's best to double check with a medical professional for the best advice.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Nov 16, 2016 12:03:00 PMHow long is this tubeQuestion by: Marian on Jul 12, 2016 7:49:00 PMThis can clean tubes up to 30 inches in length.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Oct 13, 2016 4:34:00 PMwill this work for a j-tube?
Question by: inda on Mar 7, 2017 6:45:33 AMWe do not employ any medical professionals and therefore cannot answer any specific questions regarding this item. It's best to contact the manufacturer of the product for specific information.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Apr 7, 2017 4:38:00 PMDo you make these PEG Feeding tube cleaning brushes in any size smaller than 20Fr?Question by: Arica Gregory on Sep 27, 2016 2:49:00 PMThe current available version through our site is available for cleaning 20 Fr sizes. We can; however, special order brushes for different sizes with the manufacturer if available.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Apr 13, 2017 9:03:00 AMIs this brush compatible to clean an extension for an AMT mini ONE?Question by: Anne on Sep 20, 2015 10:53:37 AMWe are unsure of compatibility for this product and an AMT Mini One. We recommend contacting the manufacturer or speaking with a medical professional before purchasing such an item.Answer by: Shain Gillet (Admin) on Oct 31, 2016 8:25:00 AM
Based on your history
- Works well cleaning tube just past the pinch clamp
- Wish it was another nice longer
- Lightweight and flexible
It is frustrating when product descriptions for items such as this don't give even the most basic specifications, such as in this case overall length and brush diameter.
As a help each French size is 0.33 mm. So a 20 French
is 1/4" on the OUTSIDE of the tube.