Steripod Frequently Asked Questions

Steripod FAQs

What are the active ingredients?
Thymol

What is Thymol?
The thymol in Steripod® is a pharmaceutical grade compound found in many leading mouth wash brands.

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 the same material that is used in many leading mouthwash brands.

Is it Gluten Free?
Yes, Steripod® is Gluten-Free.

Is it BPA Free?
Yes, the Steripod® has been tested and we use medical 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 active ingredient 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 clean and fresh.  The vapors weaken over time.