(a) All utensils and equipment, used in the
manufacturing or handling of frozen desserts and/or frozen dessert mix, shall
be of a design capable of being readily taken apart for the washing of all
parts with which frozen desserts and/or frozen dessert mix come in contact.
Welded pipe lines with smooth surface joints and other cleaning-in-place
installations, which have been approved by the commissioner, are excepted.
Approval for cleaning-in-place installations shall be granted only after
request has been received in writing by the commissioner. Frozen desserts
and/or frozen dessert mix utensils shall be of smooth, nonabsorbent, stainless
steel or equally corrosion-resistant material and shall have flush seams. No
utensils which are badly worn, rusted or corroded or which cannot be rendered
clean and sanitary by washing shall be used.
(b) Sanitary piping, connections, fittings
and joints shall be of such diameter and so designed as to permit easy cleaning
with a brush. One-inch sanitary piping may be used in lengths not exceeding six
(c) Work benches used in the
manufacturing or processing of frozen desserts and/or frozen dessert mix shall
be metal, so constructed that they can be kept in clean, sanitary
(d) Batch type
pasteurizers shall be equipped with flush, leak-protector valves.
(e) Surface coolers shall be equipped with
covers unless the cooler is in a separate room used exclusively for
(f) All strainers shall be
of perforated metal.