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§ 979. Disinfecting Non-Electrical Tools.

16 CA ADC § 979BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 9. Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
Article 12. Health and Safety
16 CCR § 979
§ 979. Disinfecting Non-Electrical Tools.
(a) Before use upon a client, all non-electrical tools that can be disinfected, excluding shears, shall be disinfected in the following sequential manner:
(1) Remove all visible debris.
(2) Clean with soap or detergent and water.
(3) Completely dry tools with a new, clean paper towel
(4) Then totally immerse in an EPA-registered disinfectant with demonstrated bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal activity, used according to manufacturer's instructions.
(5) Licensees or students shall wear protective gloves or use tongs when removing tools from the disinfectant.
(b) The disinfectant solutions specified in subdivision (a) shall:
(1) Remain covered at all times.
(2) Be changed according to the manufacturer's instructions or when it is cloudy or contains debris.
(c) All tools used on a client or soiled in any manner shall be placed in a container labeled “Dirty”, “Soiled”, or “Contaminated”.
(d) All disinfected tools shall be stored in a clean, covered place which is labeled “Clean” or “Disinfected”.
(e) Disinfected tools shall not be placed in a container, pouch or holder which cannot be disinfected.
(f) Shears shall be disinfected according to the following sequential procedures:
(1) Remove all visible debris.
(2) Clean with soap or detergent and water.
(3) Spray or wipe the shear with an EPA-registered disinfectant with demonstrated bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal activity, used according to manufacturer's instructions.
(g) Disinfected shears shall not be placed in a container, pouch or holder which cannot be disinfected.
(h) If tools specified in this section are sterilized in accordance with the requirements outlined in Section 982, the requirements of this section will be deemed to have been met.
Note: Authority cited: Section 7312, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 7312(e), Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. Repealer and new section filed 10-24-94; operative 11-23-94 (Register 94, No. 43). For prior history, see Register 90, No. 47.
2. Amendment of subsections (a)(2) and (d) filed 12-2-96; operative 1-1-97 (Register 96, No. 49).
3. Amendment of section heading and section filed 3-26-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 13).
This database is current through 11/26/21 Register 2021, No. 48
16 CCR § 979, 16 CA ADC § 979
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