Or. Admin. R. 333-170-0050 - Dishwashing

(1) All food service utensils and equipment shall be scraped, cleaned, and/or sanitized as circumstances of use require.
(2) Bed and Breakfast Facilities shall comply with provisions of OAR 333-150-0000 for manual and/or mechanical cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and utensils, however, at the option of the owner or operator a domestic or homestyle dishwasher may be used provided the following performance criteria can be met:
(a) The dishwasher must effectively remove physical soil from all surfaces of dishes;
(b) The dishwasher must sanitize dishes either by the application of enough accumulative heat or by the application of adequate chemical solutions to the surface of the dish;
(c) Machines relying on heat for sanitizing shall produce heat unit equivalents in the final rinse and drying cycles which comply time and temperature relationships or equivalents listed in Table 1 (155° F. minimum):


155° F -- 150 seconds

161° F -- 30 seconds

165° F -- 15 seconds

170° F -- 5 seconds

(d) If machine or water line mounted thermometers which indicate temperature of the final rinse water as it enters the manifold are not provided, the operator shall provide and daily use a registering thermometer or thermopaper to check the temperature at the dish surface during the final sanitizing rinse and drying cycles;
(e) The dishwasher must be installed and operated according to manufacturer's instructions for the highest level of sanitization possible when sanitizing Bed and Breakfast Facilities' utensils; a copy of the instructions must be available on the premises at all times;
(f) The pressure of the final rinse water supplied to the dishwasher shall not be less than 15 nor more than 25 pounds per square inch, (psi);
(g) There shall be sufficient area or facilities such as portable dish tubs and drain boards for the proper handling of soiled utensils prior to washing and of cleaned utensils after sanitization so as not to interfere with safe food handling, handwashing and the proper use of dishwashing facilities.


Or. Admin. R. 333-170-0050
HD 6-1988, f. & cert. ef. 4-4-88; OHD 11-2002, f. & cert. ef. 8-7-02; 5-2004(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-13-04 thru 7-30-04; PH 15-2004, f. & cert. ef. 4-9-04

Stat. Auth.: ORS 624.041

Stats. Implemented: ORS 624.041

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