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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 585. Retail Food Establishment Regulations
5/26/2024

2VAC5-585-2045. Rinsing equipment and utensils after cleaning.

After being cleaned and sanitized, equipment and utensils shall not be rinsed before air drying or use unless:

1. The rinse is applied directly from a potable water supply by a warewashing machine that is maintained and operated as specified under 2VAC5-585-1210 through 2VAC5-585-1430 and 2VAC5-585-1570 through 2VAC5-585-1720; and

2. The rinse is applied only after the equipment and utensils have been sanitized by the application of hot water or by the application of a chemical sanitizer solution whose EPA-registered label use instructions call for rinsing off the sanitizer after it is applied in a commercial warewashing machine.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-5121 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 22, eff. July 12, 2016.

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