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§ 72347. Dietetic Service -Cleaning and Disinfection of Utensils.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 22. Social Security
Division 5. Licensing and Certification of Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Clinics, and Referral Agencies
Chapter 3. Skilled Nursing Facilities
Article 3. Required Services (Refs & Annos)
22 CCR § 72347
§ 72347. Dietetic Service -Cleaning and Disinfection of Utensils.
(a) All utensils used for eating, drinking and in the preparation and serving of food and drink shall be cleaned and disinfected or discarded after each usage.
(b) Gross food particles shall be removed by careful scraping and prerinsing in running water.
(c) Utensils not washed by mechanical means shall be placed in hot water with a minimum temperature of 43 degrees C (110 degrees F), washed using soap or detergent, rinsed in hot water to remove soap or detergent and disinfected by one of the following methods or equivalent, as approved by the Department:
(1) Immersion for at least two minutes in clean water at 77 degrees C (170 degrees F).
(2) Immersion for at least 30 seconds in clean water at 83 degrees C (180 degrees F).
(3) Immersion in water containing bactericidal chemical as approved by the Department.
(d) After disinfection the utensils shall be allowed to drain and dry in racks or baskets on nonabsorbent surfaces. Drying cloths shall not be used.
(e) Results obtained with dishwashing machines shall be equal to those obtained by the methods outlined above and all dishwashing machines shall meet the requirements contained in Standard No. 3, as amended in April 1965, of the National Sanitation Foundation. Hot water at a minimum temperature of 83 degrees C (180 degrees F), shall be maintained at the manifold of the final rinse.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 208(a) and 1275, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Section 1276, Health and Safety Code.
This database is current through 4/30/21 Register 2021, No. 18
22 CCR § 72347, 22 CA ADC § 72347
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