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§ 991. Invasive Procedures.


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 § 991
§ 991. Invasive Procedures.
(a) No licensee or student may use a product, device, machine, or other technique or combination of the same, which results in the removal, destruction, incision, or piercing of a client's skin beyond the epidermis. Any such act shall be considered an invasive procedure.
(b) Invasive procedures include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Application of electricity which visibly contracts the muscle.
(2) Application of topical lotions, creams, serums or other substances which require a medical license to purchase.
(3) Penetration of the skin by metal needles, except electrolysis needles/wire filaments.
(4) Abrasion and/or exfoliation of the skin below the epidermal layers.
(5) Removal of skin by means of a razor-edged tool or similar device.
Note: Authority cited: Section 7312, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7312(e), 7316, 7320, 7320.1, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 10-24-94; operative 11-23-94 (Register 94, No. 43). For prior history, see Register 84, No. 28.
2. Amendment filed 3-26-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 13).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
16 CCR § 991, 16 CA ADC § 991
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