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Cleans and sanitizes
Indications for Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Understanding your Lumin cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Using your Lumin BULLET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Maintenance of your Lumin BULLET . . . . . . . . . . 9
FAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Thank you for your recent purchase of the Lumin BULLET
Hose Sanitizer. The BULLET was developed by 3B Medical, a
manufacturer and distributor of CPAP devices and masks.
The Lumin BULLET device may be used with all brands of
tubing, including heated hoses.
The Lumin BULLET disinfects using a very specialized and high
powered UVC light source, the same type of light source used in
hospital operating rooms and sterile clean rooms. UVC light will
disinfect up to 99% of harmful bacteria, pathogens and fungi that
can cause infection and illness. UV light is fast, safe and clean.
There are no harmful chemicals.
The 3B Lumin and Lumin BULLET products are intended
to supplement your CPAP accessory manufacturer’s cleaning
Please read and follow all directions in this user manual. Any
questions can be directed to
support@3Bproducts .com .
We recommend disinfecting
CPAP hoses twice weekly, and
daily during cold and flu season.
Indications for Use
The Lumin BULLET is a device intended to disinfect
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) hoses . A person
using a PAP device to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) may
use BULLET to sanitize their hose and heated tubing to augment
their PAP equipment manufacturer’s recommended cleaning
instructions. The Lumin BULLET is intended for home use.
Warning - the Lumin BULLET is not a toy and is not
intended to be used by children.
Warning - the Lumin BULLET has a powerful UV light LED
Warning - do not use in or around sinks, tubs, pools or any
bodies of water.
Warning - This device uses powerful magnets, please
exercise caution if you have an implanted medical device
affected by magnets (pacemakers, internal defibrillators)
Warning - use this device only for its intended use as
described in this manual. If the equipment is not used
in the manner specified, the protection provided by the
equipment may be impaired.
Warning - Do not attempt to operate this device with
the shell open. The device was designed to shut off
automatically when the shell is open. It is important not to
defeat or tamper with this safety feature as UVC light can
cause damage to eyesight.
8.5” x 2.5” x 2.5”
DC 5V 500mA
Storage Temperature: 0˚ to 120˚ F / -18˚ to 49˚ C
Operating Temperature: 20˚ to 104˚ F / 7˚ to 40˚ C
Humidity: Up to 93%, non-condensing
Altitude: Up to 2000 M
EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS USED
Equipment protected throughout by double
insulation or reinforced insulation
Refer to instruction manual
Important information concerning your safety or
the operation of your device
Understanding Your Lumin Cleaner
The Lumin BULLET operates using a specialized high powered
germicidal UV LED. UV disinfection is effective on bacteria, viruses,
mold and fungi and is well suited for keeping your CPAP tubing
free from pathogens that can make you sick. CPAP hoses are
in contact with warm moist air throughout the night, the ideal
environment for breeding bacteria. Use of the Lumin BULLET will
help keep you healthy and compliant with your CPAP equipment.
Because the Lumin BULLET operates using a form of high
energy light, it is very effective in disinfecting your CPAP tubing.
To keep your hose clean and reduce the risk of infections, we
recommend using BULLET twice weekly on your hose. Maintain
healthy breathing with quarterly replacement of your CPAP hose.
3B’s Ultra Noir CPAP hose is available from your Lumin BULLET
reseller or online at 3BLumin.com.
EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS USED
Using your Lumin BULLET
1. Charge Lumin BULLET by plugging in USB cord to bottom of
2. The BULLET will glow RED while charging, and GREEN when
3. Remove BULLET and place inside CPAP tubing so there is
enough tubing hanging over to pull the tubing.
4. Place BULLET in shell, you will feel the magnets grab the
5. Close shell and slide clasp until the shell locks, your BULLET is
6. Pull the tubing all the way to the right, then back to the left,
ensuring you cover the entire length of tubing twice, this process
should take 30-60 seconds for optimal disinfection.
7. Remove hose from BULLET, it is now ready to use.
Caring for your Lumin BULLET Device
Should the shell casing of your 3B Lumin BULLET become
soiled you may wipe down with any moist cloth. Do not immerse
your Lumin BULLET into water or any cleaning solvents. Place your
BULLET on a level counter or tabletop. Do not drop your Lumin
BULLET or damage may occur.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Lumin BULLET work?
Lumin works by emitting high energy light within a narrow spectrum
referred to as UV-C. The Lumin relies on a lhigh powered germicidal
UVC-LED designed to produce the highest amounts of UV energy –
where 90% of energy is generated around 254nm. This light is very
close to the peak of the germicidal effectiveness curve of 265nm,
the most lethal wave to microorganisms. The dose of UV-C emitted
in one 1 minute cycle is sufficient to kill most bacteria and mold on
a surface. The use of UV-C is environmentally friendly, leaves no
residue or toxic gases or chemicals. UV-C systems are currently in
use to disinfect operating rooms, ambulances, emergency service
vehicles and other high touch areas.
Why doesn’t the Lumin use Ozone, like other CPAP cleaners?
Because 3B Medical is a manufacturer of CPAP equipment, masks
and accessories, we have a heightened level of commitment and
concern for our patients. We did not feel that the safety concerns of
ozone being used in the home were being adequately disclosed. Due
to the lifestyles of many of our patients, we also had concerns that
the two hour wait period in using CPAP equipment might be ignored
and harmful OZONE inhaled. The U.S. EPA published a serious
warning about use of ozone in a home environment:
“When inhaled, ozone can damage the lungs. Relatively low
amounts can cause chest pain, coughing, shortness of breath
and throat irritation. Ozone may also worsen chronic respiratory
diseases such as asthma and compromise the ability of the body
to fight respiratory infections.”
For that reason, in designing the Lumin BULLET, care was taken to
find the safest and fastest way to disinfect CPAP accessories. UV-C
was by far the best solution.
Your Lumin BULLET is warranted for a period of 1 years
from time of purchase to be free from manufacturer defect or
workmanship. Should you encounter a warranty issue please
contact 3B Medical at www.3BLumin. com to submit a return
authorization or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is at the discretion of 3B Medical to repair, replace or
exchange your Lumin BULLET unit should it be necessary. 3B
Medical is not liable for misuse, mishandling or breach of this
written guarantee. Attempts to alter the Lumin in any way will
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This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any
disease or medical condition. Remember to always consult a physician
prior to using any medical device, the information provided herein is not
to be construed as a medical diagnosis or medical advice. No medical
claims are implied or intended with the sale of this device. Purchaser
accepts responsibility for correct and proper use of device.
For more information visit www.3BLumin.com
3B 0219 3765 LUMIN BULLET
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Consumer ISM equipment,
pursuant to Part 18 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
Please note that changes or modifications of this
product is not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver is
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
This product may cause interference to radio
equipment and should not be installed near maritime
safety communications equipment, ships at sea or
other critical navigation or communications equipment
operating between 0.45-30 MHz.
Model No .: LM4000
This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC Rules.
Conforms to UL STD 61010-1,61010-2-040
Certified to CSA STD C22.2 NO.61010-1, 61010-2-040