Section 14-4.111 - Manual facilities

14-4.111 Manual facilities.

(a) The preferred manual method of cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils is to use a three-compartment sink; to wash in the first compartment with hot water and a detergent; rinse in clean hot water in the second compartment; and sanitize in the third compartment.

(b) A two-compartment sink is an acceptable method where equipment and utensils are washed in a hot detergent-sanitizer solution kept clean and at the manufacturer's recommended concentration in the first compartment and rinsed in a solution containing the same detergent-sanitizer at a kept concentration recommended by the manufacturer. The detergent-sanitizer must be one acceptable to the Commissioner of Health.

(c) The procedure used to clean and sanitize must produce an average plate count of not more than 100 colonies on the surface of utensils examined and free from coliform bacteria.

Effective Date: 
Friday, February 22, 1985
Doc Status: 
Complete