Steripod Frequently Asked Questions
What are the tablet ingredients?
Thymol is used our protectors with active vapors in the blue packaging. Natural essential oils are used in our new Steripod toothbrush protectors launched in 2022.
What is Thymol?
The thymol in Steripod is a compound found in many leading mouthwash brands. Thymol has a medicinal herbal scent like that of the Thyme plant.
Is it toxic?
The material is non-toxic as long as the label is followed (don’t ingest the tablet)
Is the Steripod safe enough to use on my children’s toothbrush who is 2 yrs. old?
Yes, the Steripod is safe for children’s toothbrushes. Please use adult supervision. Steripod is not a toy.
The Steripod has a scent when I opened the package.
The scent that you notice from the Steripod device is from a material called thymol. Thymol is impregnated in the clean fresh smell. Thymol is an ingredient that is used in many leading mouthwash brands.
Likewise, in our latest Steripod you will notice the scent of Peppermint or Orange. These scents are derived from natural essential oils.
Is it Gluten Free?
Yes, Steripod is Gluten-Free.
Is it BPA Free?
Yes, the Steripod has been tested and we use food grade plastic.
If purchasing for traveling do I still have to replace every 3 months even though I will only use a few times per year?
Yes, you still need to replace every 90 days as the scent weakens over time once opened.
Is it okay to wash my Steripod?
No. You should not submerge your Steirpod in water. Remember to shake your toothbrush from excess water before using your Steripod and replace your pod every 3 months.
What if my Steripod becomes discolored?
You should discard your Steirpod if it becomes discolored. Remember to shake your toothbrush from excess water before using your Steripod and replace your pod every 3 months.
Can I travel with Steripod?
Yes. Steripod is safe to travel with and will keep your toothbrush protected from soap, dirt, and hair in the travel bag.
Can I use my Steripod past 3 months for covering my toothbrush during travel?
You can continue to use your Steripod past 3 months; however it will not keep your toothbrush smelling clean and fresh. The vapors weaken over time.