Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35, § 1420.107 - Cleaning and Disinfection

Current through Vol. 46, No. 16, April 15, 2022

a) Cleaning and disinfection includes:
1) Washing with a solution of detergent used in compliance with manufacturer's instructions and agitation to remove visible contamination from each surface, followed by a clean water rinse; and
2) One of the following methods of low-level disinfection:
A) Exposure to hot water of at least 82 degrees Celsius (180 degrees Fahrenheit) for a minimum of 15 seconds;
B) Rinsing with, or immersion in, a chemical disinfectant registered by USEPA, as identified on its label and used in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions;
C) Rinsing with, or immersion in, a hypochlorite solution at a concentration of 50 parts per million. For example, 1/8 cup of common household bleach (5.25 % sodium hypochlorite) per gallon of tap water (31 milliliters bleach to 3.78 liters of water); or
D) Other disinfection processes as approved by the Agency in writing as an equivalent to one of the methods in subsections (a)(2)(A) and (B).
b) A detergent-sanitizer used in conjunction with agitation to remove visible contamination may be substituted for the methods in subsection (a), if used in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions.

Notes

Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35, § 1420.107

Added at 17 Ill. Reg. 9947, effective June 21, 1993

Amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 10044, effective 8/30/2019

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