CARE AND CLEANING GUIDE FOR NYTEK® (FINESSE material)
IN HEALTH CARE APPLICATIONS
NYTEK® faux leathers have been used in dental chairs, examination
tables, hospital furniture, and other health care applications where
cleaning and disinfecting are performed frequently.
In response to questions regarding safe products to use on FINESSE®,
Majilite has evaluated several cleaners/disinfectants and recommends the
Cleaning: Wipe the NYTEK® with a mild soap and water solution using a
soft clean cloth or sponge. Avoid cleaners containing abrasives or bleach.
Rinse with clean water, dry with a soft cloth or towel.
Disinfecting: The following products are acceptable based on our testing:
Dilute as directed and apply as per the manufacturers label instructions.
Aseptiphene 128 Phenol/water
Bi-Arrest II Phenol/water Infection Control
Cetylcide Tertiary ammonium chlorides/
Tertiary ammonium bromides/
Cetylite Ind. Inc.
Omni II Phenol/water ADM Medical
Precise Cleaner Phenol Cal Tech
Procide Spray Glutaraldehyde/Phenol Cottrell Ltd.
Sterall Spray Glutaraldehyde
Iodophors such as Biocide, Wescodyne, ProMedyne Iodofive, etc. are not
included on the acceptable list at this time due to concerns regarding possible
staining of the FINESSE® surface.
The following products are currently not recommended for use on NYTEK®:
Coefoam, Coe Spray, Coe Foam Plus
Healthco Aerosol Foam Cleaner
Lysol, Lysol II, Lysol Professional
Sodium Hypochlorite Solutions (Chlorine Bleach)
Alcohols such as Isopropyl alcohol and Ethanol
Majilite endorses no particular product with regard to its specific ability to clean
and/or disinfect, only that approved products have been shown not to harm the
Our evaluations were based upon the disinfectants as currently formulated and
may not reflect possible future reformulations or modifications by the
Majilite continues to examine the effects on NYTEK® of various commercial
disinfectants. Our laboratories are available to test specific products per
The NYTEK faux leather collection includes; FINESSE, PRESTIGE, DESTINY,
Cleaning Instructions for Ultraleather™
- Spot clean with mild soap and water.
- Air dry or dry quickly with warm setting of a hair dryer.
- For stubborn stains, use mild solvent (ie. Fantastic or Formula 409).
- Disinfect with a 5:1 bleach solution.
- Dry cleanable by conventional methods using commercial dry cleaning solvents.
- This material cannot be machine-washed.
Use mild detergent for coffee, tea, red wine, liquor, soft drinks, milk, ketchup, steak sauce, soy sauce, mayonnaise, butter, salad oil, chocolate, cosmetic foundation, lipstick, face cream, suntan oil/lotion, shoe polish and urine.
Use a mild cleaning fluid (Woolite) on stains like machine oil and on more stubborn stains when mild detergent is not enough.