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SafeGuard Covid-19 Cleaning Recommendations

Addressing Covid-19 Child Passenger Safety Challenges

These seat belt systems are personal protective safety devices regulated by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to achieve specific performance standards. We want to remind you of the cleaning procedures defined in our user manuals. Below is the only cleaning process approved by IMMI for the cleaning of our SafeGuard School Bus products. IMMI has not approved any other materials or procedures for use on our products.

Vinyl Covered Seat Cushion, Back & Base

Use a damp sponge, towel or cloth with mild soap* and lukewarm water.  Gently scrub the vinyl material.  Apply a separate wet towel to wipe off any soap* residue.  Allow 10 minutes to air dry.

* Approved mild soaps for solution with warm water are Ivory, Dreft, Woolite, and Dawn dishwashing soaps.

Seat Belt Webbing

Wipe with a damp sponge, towel or cloth using mild soap* solution and lukewarm water. Allow 15-20 minutes to air dry.

* Approved mild soaps for solution with warm water are Ivory, Dreft, Woolite, and Dawn dishwashing soaps.

Buckle & Buckle Components

Wipe clean with a damp sponge, towel or cloth with lukewarm water only. Never use cleaning products on buckles or buckle components. These cleaning products can cause harm to the mechanisms.


Additional Information

  • Never use lubricating agents with any component of our products because they will compromise the integrity of the restraint system and its ability to perform to requirements.
  • Lack of adherence to these procedures may result in injury or fatality as a result of changes to restraint system component material properties caused by reactions with cleaning chemicals.
  • Cleaning, care and maintenance protocols are the responsibility of the owner.  To maintain the integrity of the products, these instructions of IMMI SafeGuard must be followed.  The owner assumes all responsibility for damages if he/she deviates from these cleaning instructions.
  • Please communicate these instructions to those within your organization responsible for the communication of care and maintenance instructions to your customers.

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