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1550.1830 SYRUP ROOM.

Subpart 1.

General.

Separate rooms shall be provided for the manufacturing, compounding, and mixing of syrups or base which rooms shall be properly constructed and separated from other areas of the plant by a solid wall construction. The room shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition and be well ventilated and lighted, provided with sinks and faucets or taps for hot and cold water, thoroughly protected against flies, dirt, and dust, and so constructed as to be easily cleaned.

Subp. 2.

Satisfactory compliance.

This part is deemed to be satisfied when:

A.

Separate rooms are provided for the manufacture, compounding, and mixing of syrups or base. Syrup room doors are self-closing and of solid construction.

B.

The floor is constructed of good quality, properly sealed and resistant concrete, tile, or other impervious material. The floor is maintained in good repair and graded to drain properly to trapped drains.

C.

Light intensity is not less than 20 footcandles. Artificial lights are equipped with protective shields where their breakage could cause contamination of product.

D.

The walls and ceilings are clean, smooth, washable, light-colored, and in good repair. Materials such as concrete, cement plaster, tile, glazed brick or block, water proofed or painted asbestos board or plaster, or equivalent materials shall be considered acceptable.

E.

Hot and cold running water are properly plumbed to taps or faucets conveniently located in the syrup room.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.10; 31.101

Published Electronically:

September 23, 2013