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§ 991. Invasive Procedures.

16 CA ADC § 991Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
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 6/14/24 Register 2024, No. 24.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 991, 16 CA ADC § 991
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