Working containers used for storing POISONOUS OR TOXIC MATERIALS, including but not limited to cleaners and sanitizers taken from bulk supplies, shall be clearly and durably labeled in English with the common name of the material. Other applicable languages may be used in addition to the English name.
(A) Those products that, due to chemical composition or concentration, require removal or rinsing from a FOOD-CONTACT SURFACE shall be labeled with directions for proper use.
(B) The concentration of a chemical sanitizing solution shall be frequently and accurately determined by using sanitizer test strips, a test kit, or other device.
(C) Applicable precautionary or danger statements from the original container shall be transcribed to the working container.
Chemical sanitizers, and other chemical antimicrobials, applied to FOOD-CONTACT SURFACEs shall meet the requirements as specified in 40 CFR 180.940, Tolerance Exemptions for Active and Inert Ingredients for Use in Antimicrobial Formulations (Food-Contact Surface Sanitizing Solutions).
7-204.12 Chemicals for Washing Fruits and Vegetables, Criteria
(A) Chemicals used to wash or peel raw, and whole fruits and vegetables, shall meet the requirements specified in 21 CFR 173.315, Chemicals Used in Washing or to Assist in the Peeling of Fruits and Vegetables.
(B) Ozone as an antimicrobial agent used in the treatment, storage and processing of fruits and vegetables in a FOOD ESTABLISHMENT shall meet the requirements specified in 21 CFR 173.368 Ozone.
(A) Contain only components that are listed as one of the following:
(1) Generally recognized as safe for use in FOOD as specified in 21 CFR 182 - Substances Generally Recognized as Safe, or 21 CFR 184, Direct Food Substances Affirmed as Generally Recognized as Safe.
(2) Generally recognized as safe for the intended use as specified in 21 CFR 186 - Indirect Food Substances Affirmed as Generally Recognized as Safe.
(3) APPROVED for use as a drying agent under a prior sanction specified in 21 CFR 181, Prior-Sanctioned Food Ingredients.
(4) Specifically regulated as an indirect FOODADDITIVE for use as a drying agent as specified in 21 CFR Parts 175-178.
(5) APPROVED for use as a drying agent under the threshold of the regulation process as specified in 21 CFR 170.39, Threshold of Regulation for Substances Used in Food Contact Articles.
(B) When SANITIZATION is with chemicals, the approval required under Paragraph (A) (3) or (A) (5) of this Section, or the Regulation as an indirect FOODADDITIVE required under Paragraph (A) (4) of this Section, shall be specifically for use with chemical sanitizing solutions.
Lubricants shall meet the requirements specified in 21 CFR 178.3570Lubricants with Incidental Food Contact, if they are used on FOOD-CONTACT SURFACEs, on bearings and gears located on or within FOOD-CONTACT SURFACEs, or on bearings and gears that are located so that lubricants may leak, drip, or be forced into FOOD or onto FOOD-CONTACT SURFACEs.
(1) Automatic spray dispensers shall be installed pursuant to the manufacturer’s instructions, but in no case directly above FOOD, and at least 15 linear feet from any PACKAGED or un-PACKAGEDFOOD, or from any surface which may come into contact with FOOD or UTENSILs.
(2) The active material dispersed through the automatic spray dispenser shall be limited to pyrethrins, piperonyl butoxide, and MGK-264 (N-octylbicycloheptene dicarboximide).
(3) Pesticides may not be applied as a component of paint in an area where FOOD is exposed or an area which is subject to drips, drains, or splashes.
(D) The operator of a FOOD ESTABLISHMENT, or a Certified Pest Operator, who engages in the regular application of pesticides at the establishment shall maintain a record of application. Such records shall be kept for 2 years and made available upon the request of the HEALTH AUTHORITY. A copy of each record shall include:
(1) The name of the applicator.
(2) The name of the chemical(s) used, and the purpose for the application.