The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has implemented emergency footspa cleaning regulations. The new regulations are effective immediately. The new cleaning requirements include using an EPA-registered hospital-liquid disinfectant and circulating it in the basin for at least 10 minutes. For the complete text of the new regulations, visit http://www.barbercosmo.ca.gov/laws/980_adoption.pdf.
The board will be holding a public hearing on Feb. 26 on these regulations. For more information about the hearing, visit http://www.barbercosmo.ca.gov/laws/980_notice.pdf.