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49 Pa. Code § 7.94. Sanitary use of supplies.

§ 7.94. Sanitary use of supplies.

 (a)  The use of powder puffs or styptic pencils in a salon is prohibited.

 (b)  Only powered or liquid astringents, applied with a clean cloth towel or clean piece of cotton, may be used to check bleeding.

 (c)  Creams and other semisolid substances shall be removed from their containers with a sterile spatula or similar utensil. The spatula or similar utensil may not be permitted to come into contact with the skin or hair of another client until it is properly disinfected.

 (d)  An article that has been dropped on the floor or otherwise rendered unsanitary shall be sterilized before it is reused.


   The provisions of this §  7.94 amended under sections 5 and 11 of the act of May 3, 1933 (P. L. 242, No. 86) (63 P. S. § §  511 and 517).


   The provisions of this §  7.94 adopted September 12, 1975, effective September 13, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 2391; amended May 24, 1991, effective May 25, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 2479; amended January 9, 2009, effective January 10, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 219. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (201693) to (201694).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  7.90 (relating to applicability of requirements); 49 Pa. Code §  7.125 (relating to health and safety in school); and 49 Pa. Code §  43b.5 (relating to schedule of civil penalties—cosmetologists, manicurists, cosmeticians, shops).

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