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49 Pa. Code § 7.71b. Equipment and supplies for a nail technology salon.

§ 7.71b. Equipment and supplies for a nail technology salon.

 (a)  A nail technology salon must contain the following equipment and supplies, which is considered the minimum equipment needed for a salon with one nail technician:

   (1)  One chair for use in manicure and pedicure.

   (2)  One manicure table with light, chair and stool.

   (3)  One pedicure basin and stand.

   (4)  One labeled first aid kit containing the following items:

     (i)   An antiseptic.

     (ii)   Cotton balls.

     (iii)   Protective plastic or latex gloves.

     (iv)   A blood spill kit.

     (v)   A hazardous waste bag.

     (vi)   Eyewash.

     (vii)   Burn ointment.

     (viii)   Plastic or latex bandage strips of varying sizes and shapes.

     (ix)   Sterile gauze pads.

   (5)  One covered waste container.

   (6)  A closed storage area for soiled linen.

   (7)  One closed towel cabinet for clean linen.

   (8)  Twelve sanitary towels for each work station in the salon.

   (9)  One wet sanitizer.

   (10)  A closed container for sanitized implements.

   (11)  A reception desk.

   (12)  One sink with hot and cold running water that is readily accessible to each work station in the work area of the salon.

   (13)  One multipurpose fire extinguisher suitable for use on Class A, B and C fires.

 (b)  For each additional nail technician, equipment and supplies shall be increased so that each nail technician can render services safely and efficiently.


   The provisions of this §  7.71b issued under sections 5, 11, 14 and 16 of the act of May 3, 1933 (P. L. 242, No. 86) (63 P. S. § §  511, 517, 520 and 522).


   The provisions of this §  7.71b adopted February 24, 1989, effective February 25, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 779; amended January 9, 2009, effective January 10, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 219. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (201687) to (201688).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  7.50 (relating to applicability of requirements); and 49 Pa. Code §  43b.5 (relating to schedule of civil penalties—cosmetologists, manicurists, cosmeticians, shops).

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