Kan. Admin. Regs. § 69-15-27 - Permanent color and tattoo procedures

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Permanent color technicians and tattoo artists shall dispense all substances from containers in a manner that prevents contamination of the unused portion. A spray bottle to apply liquid to skin may be used. Single-use tubes or containers and applicators shall be discarded following the tattoo service.
(b) Paper stencils and skin scribes shall be single use and shall be disposed of immediately following service.
(c) The practitioner shall remove the tip of each body pencil used during a tattoo service, shall disinfect the body and tip of the pen, and shall sharpen the tip to remove the exposed edge.
(d) The plastic or acetate stencil used to transfer the design to the client's skin shall be thoroughly cleansed and rinsed in an EPA-approved germicidal solution, according to the manufacturer's instructions, and then dried with a clean, single-use paper product.
(e) Individual portions of inks, dyes, or pigments in clean, single-use containers shall be used for each client. Any remaining unused dye or pigments shall be discarded immediately following service.
(f) Excess ink, dye, or pigment applied to the client's skin shall be removed with a clean, single-use paper product obtained from a self-dispensing container.
(g) Use of styptic pencils or alum solids to check any blood flow shall be prohibited.
(h) Upon completion of tattooing, the practitioner shall cleanse the skin, excluding the area surrounding the eyes, with a clean, single-use paper product saturated with an EPA-approved germicidal solution.
(i) A sanitary covering shall be placed over designs and adhered to the skin with suitable skin tape.
(j) Each practitioner shall provide aftercare, which shall consist of both verbal and written instructions concerning proper care of the tattooed skin. Instructions shall specify the following information:
(1) Care following service;
(2) possible side effects; and
(3) restrictions.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 69-15-27
Authorized by and implementing L. 1996, Ch. 138, Sec. 7; effective Aug. 22, 1997.

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