Nev. Admin. Code § 446.367 - Refillable containers

Current through March 28, 2022

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, returned empty containers intended for cleaning and refilling with food must be cleaned and refilled in a regulated food processing establishment.
2. A food-specific container for beverages may be refilled at a food establishment if:
(a) Only a beverage that is not a potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) is to be refilled;
(b) The design of the container and of the rinsing equipment and the nature of the beverage, when considered together, allow effective cleaning at home or in the food establishment;
(c) Facilities for rinsing before refilling returned containers with fresh, hot water that is under pressure and not recirculated are provided as part of the dispensing system;
(d) The consumer-owned container returned to the food establishment for refilling is refilled for sale or service only by or to the same consumer; and
(e) The container is refilled by:
(1) An employee of the food establishment; or
(2) The owner of the container if the beverage system includes a contamination-free transfer process that cannot be bypassed by the container owner.
3. Consumer-owned containers that are not food-specific may be filled at a water vending machine or system.


Nev. Admin. Code § 446.367
Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R069-10, eff. 12-18-2013

NRS 439.200, 446.940

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