I write in response to your Official Information Act request, received by us on 28 April 2020.
You requested the following information on:
The centre-wide introduction of re-usable nappies and advice regarding cleaning of soiled underwear when children are toilet training, within Early Childhood Education services only.
Please supply a copy of all information held relating to the use of re-usable nappies in ECE centres, and any general guidelines for centre-wide use and supply of re-usable nappies.
Along with the above requested information, please supply the following:
1.What chemical sanitizer(s) is required?
2.Minimum contact time?
3.Is there any information regarding the use of high-pressure water jets to clean faecalmatter from nappies or soiled clothes?
4.What temperature is the minimum temperature required, and over what minimum periodis the temperature required for sanitization purposes?
5.Is a record of the temperature required to be recorded?
6.How is the temperature checked, making sure the required temperature has been reachedfor the minimum period?
7.Can a centre use one washing machine for everything?
8.Is there any requirement to conduct microbiological checks periodically on centre-ownedre-usable nappies?
9.What PPE is required?
Also, advice on cleaning soiled clothing during toilet training?
Our response is attached