S.D. Admin. R. 20:45:02:02 - Equipment required for funeral establishment

The term, funeral establishment, is defined at SDCL 36-19-1(4) and includes any place where embalming is performed. The preparation room of a funeral establishment must be equipped with the following:

(1) Embalming table;
(2) Instruments for embalming;
(3) Sink connected to a public sewer or septic tank;
(4) Electric aspirator or hydroaspirator which is equipped with an automatic vacuum breaker to prevent contamination of the water supply;
(5) Embalming machine or equipment;
(6) Sanitary floor;
(7) Ventilation;
(8) Exhaust fan;
(9) Embalming fluid;
(10) Hardening compound;
(11) Rubber, plastic, latex, or vinyl goods;
(12) Body pouches;
(13) Disinfectant;
(14) Rubber, latex, or vinyl gloves;
(15) Aprons; and
(16) Receptacles for refuse, bandages, cotton, and other waste materials.


S.D. Admin. R. 20:45:02:02
SL 1975, ch 16,

General Authority: SDCL 36-19-9(1).

Law Implemented: SDCL 36-19-28.

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