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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 111. Standards for Licensed Family Day Homes
5/31/2020

22VAC40-111-750. Topical Skin Products.

A. When topical skin products such as sunscreen, diaper ointment and lotion, oral teething medicine, and insect repellent are used, the following requirements shall be met:

1. Written parent authorization noting any known adverse reactions shall be obtained at least annually;

2. The product shall be in the original container and, if provided by the parent, labeled with the child's name;

3. Manufacturer's instructions for application shall be followed; and

4. Parents shall be informed immediately of any adverse reaction.

B. The product does not need to be kept locked, but shall be inaccessible to children.

C. Caregivers without medication administration training may apply the product unless it is a prescription medication, in which case the storing and administration must meet prescription medication requirements of this chapter.

D. The product shall not be used beyond the expiration date of the product.

E. Sunscreen shall have a minimum sunburn protection factor (SPF) of 15.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217, 63.2-1701, and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 26, Issue 07, eff. July 1, 2010.

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