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SanitationThe Bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology requires that salons using whirlpool pedicure spas use the following disinfecting procedures to ensure proper cleaning and maintenance of the equipment, and to prevent bacterial infection.
After Each Customer:
1. Drain all water and remove all debris from the footspa.
2. Clean the surfaces and walls of the footspa with soap or detergent and rinse with clean, clear water.
3. DISINFECT with an EPA-registered disinfectant with bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal activity used according to manufacturers instructions.
4. Wipe dry with clean towel.
At the End of Each Day:
1. Remove the intake suction screen. All debris trapped behind the screen of each footspa shall be removed, and the screen and the inlet shall be washed with soap or detergent and water.
2. Before replacing the screen, totally immerse the screen in an EPA-registered disinfectant with demonstrated bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal activiy used according to manufacturers instructions.
3. Finally, flush the whirlpool system with low-sudsing detergent and warm water OR an EPA-registered cleaner for 10 minutes. Rinse with clean, clear water and drain.
Every Other Week:
1. After following the outlined required cleaning procedures for the end of each day, fill the basin with warm water and 1 teaspoon of 5.25% bleach for each one gallon of water.
2. Circulate the solution through the whirlpool system for 5 to 10 minutes.
3. Let the solution sit overnight (at least 6-10 hours).
4. The following morning (before the first customer) drain and flush the system with water.