How to get rid of mould on an electric toothbrush

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Sometimes the charging base on an electric toothbrush head gets mouldy after long periods of use without cleaning. Mould can be toxic, and should be removed immediately. Frequent cleaning of the toothbrush base is vitally important to keep mould and mildew at bay. Always replace the head of the toothbrush if mould is present. Replace the toothbrush head regularly at three-month intervals.

Mix one part chlorine bleach with 10 parts water.

Remove the head from the base of the toothbrush.

Dip the cleaning toothbrush into the bleach solution.

Scrub the base of the toothbrush all around the outside until no mould remains. Follow up with clean, hot water and wipe down.

Unscrew the nut from the top of the base and clean inside with the cleaning toothbrush and bleach solution.

Dip the cloth in the bleach solution. Scrub down the charging base of the electric toothbrush.

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