Nev. Admin. Code § 446.066 - Hand sanitizers

Current through August 4, 2021

1. A hand sanitizer used as a topical application, a chemical hand sanitizing solution used as a hand dip or an antiseptic soap for hands must:
(a) Comply with one of the following:
(1) Be an approved drug that is listed in the publication of the United States Food and Drug Administration entitled, "Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations," as an approved drug based on safety and effectiveness; or
(2) Have active antimicrobial ingredients which are listed in the United States Food and Drug Administration's monograph for OTC Health-Care Antiseptic Drug Products as an antiseptic hand wash;
(b) Comply with one of the following:
(1) Have components which are exempted from the requirement of being listed in federal regulations regarding food additives, as provided in 21 C.F.R. § 170.39; or
(2) Comply with and be listed in:
(I) Federal regulations regarding indirect food additives, 21 C.F.R. Part 178, as regulated for use as a food additive with conditions of safe use; or
(II) Federal regulations regarding direct or indirect food substances, 21 C.F.R. Part 182, 184 or 186; and
(c) Be applied only to hands which have already been properly washed and which are clean.
2. If a hand antiseptic or a hand antiseptic solution used as a hand dip does not meet the criteria otherwise provided pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1, its use must be:
(a) Followed by thorough hand rinsing in clean water before hand contact with food or by the use of gloves; or
(b) Limited to situations that involve no direct contact with food by bare hands.
3. A hand antiseptic solution used as a hand dip must be maintained clean and at a strength equivalent to at least 100 mg/L chlorine.


Nev. Admin. Code § 446.066
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R069-10, eff. 12-18-2013

NRS 439.200, 446.940

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