2016 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 104 - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
PART 7 - CALIFORNIA RETAIL FOOD CODE
CHAPTER 5 - Cleaning and Sanitizing of Equipment and Utensils
Section 114099.3.

CA Health & Safety Code § 114099.3 (2016) What's This?

114099.3. Alternative manual warewashing equipment may be used when there are special cleaning needs or constraints, such as when equipment is fixed or the utensils are large, and the enforcement agency has approved the use of the alternative equipment. Alternative manual warewashing equipment may include any of the following:

(a) High-pressure detergent sprayers.

(b) Low-or-line pressure spray detergent foamers.

(c) Other task-specific cleaning equipment.

(d) Brushes or other implements.

(e) (1) A two-compartment sink, if the permitholder limits the number of utensils cleaned and sanitized in the two-compartment sink, limits warewashing to batch operations for cleaning and sanitizing utensils, such as between cutting one type of raw meat and another or cleanup at the end of a shift, and does either of the following:

(A) Makes up the cleaning and sanitizing solutions immediately before use and drains them immediately after use, as well as uses a detergent sanitizer to clean and sanitize in accordance with the manufacturer s label instructions where there is no distinct water rinse between the washing and sanitizing steps. The agent applied in the sanitizing step shall be the same detergent sanitizer that is used in the washing step.

(B) Use a hot water sanitization immersion step that incorporates a nondistinct water rinse.

(2) A two-compartment sink shall not be used for warewashing operations where cleaning and sanitizing solutions are used for a continuous or intermittent flow of utensils in an ongoing warewashing process.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 96, Sec. 36. Effective July 20, 2007.)

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