Cleaning Tips for TEAMSable POS Terminals

Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminals are probably the most heavily used piece of equipment for businesses. They are used frequently by employees, and in places like restaurants, POS touchscreens can easily become a petri dish full of bacteria and foodborne germs. It is important to keep them clean in order to ensure the equipment is in optimal working condition.


The health and safety of our customers and associates is one of our  priorities and so we want to emphasize how important cleanliness and health is to a successful running business. The following guide is to help you with this process.


Check out these tips that can help minimize germs lurking around on your POS Terminals and help keep you and others safe.

Recommended Supplies

  • Wash towel
  • Alcohol-based disinfectant wipe


  • Household bleach solution (1/3 cup of bleach per gal. of water)
  • Isopropyl alcohol (≤ 70% alcohol)


Turn off the device. Dampen a clean, non-abrasive cloth with a mild soap-and-water solution. Ensure excess moisture is squeezed from the cloth.

Clean the surfaces and allow them to dry.

Dampen a new clean, non-abrasive cloth with your chosen disinfectant. Ensure excess moisture is squeezed from the cloth. Or use recommended pre-dampened wipes.

Disinfect the surfaces and allow them to dry.

For disinfectant solutions that are safe for use with TEAMSable products, and for non-recommended solutions, see the lists below.


  • Isopropyl Alcohol at concentration > 70%
  • Methyl Alcohol or Ethyl Alcohol at concentration > 35%
  • Detergents with ammonia at concentration > 1.6%
  • Thinner or benzine
  • Strong solvents
  • Strong alkali lyes
  • Detergents with fluoride
  • Detergents with abrasives
  • Sponges with abrasives
  • Abrasive cleaners
  • Acids
  • Formula 409
  • Steel wool
  • Steel blades
  • Cloth with steel threads

For additional official information from the CDC regarding disinfecting procedures for the COVID-19 Coronavirus, visit: