Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-36-A38 - Definitions

Current through March 4, 2022

The intent and meaning of certain words and phrases as used in sections 19a-36 -A39, 19a-36 -A40, 19a-36-A41 and 19a-36-A42 are as follows:

(a) Washed. A dead human body shall be considered as washed when the entire surface of the body has been bathed with a disinfecting solution.
(b) Embalmed. A body shall be considered embalmed when it has had injected into the circulatory system embalming fluid in an amount not less than five per cent of the body weight and when such cavities have been injected as may be necessary to properly preserve the body and render it sanitary.
(c) Wrapped. A body shall be considered as wrapped when it has been bandaged with five thicknesses of cloth saturated with a disinfecting solution, provided, when a body has been embalmed, the face, arms and hands need not be so bandaged.
(d) Embalming fluid. For the purposes mentioned in section 19a-36-A40, an embalming fluid shall be a fluid containing not less than four per cent formaldehyde gas by weight.
(e) Disinfecting solution. A disinfecting solution shall be an aqueous solution containing not less than five per cent of phenol by weight, a 1-500 solution of bichloride of mercury or such other solution as shall be equivalent to five per cent phenol in germicidal action when tested in the presence of organic matter by a method and in a laboratory that has met the approval of the state department of health for that purpose, provided such other solution shall have been approved in writing by the commissioner of health. The active ingredients shall be named on the label of any package or container in which a disinfecting solution is offered for sale.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-36-A38
Effective October 25, 1989

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