Violation ExplanationOfficial Report Wording, Item #41
1. Properly labeled. (5 pts.)
2. Stored separately. (10 pts.)
3. Properly used. (15 pts.)
PUBLIC HEALTH REASON
1. The accidental contamination of food and food contact surfaces with cleaners, sanitizers or other chemicals can cause serious illness or injury. Distinct labels on chemical containers help ensure that poisonous or toxic materials are properly stored and used.
2. Separation of cleaners, sanitizers and other chemicals from food, equipment and utensils helps ensure that chemical contamination does not occur. Cleaners, sanitizers and other chemicals must be stored below and away from all food, food preparation areas, warewashing areas, clean equipment and utensils, paper good and single service items.
3. Failure to use cleaners, sanitizers, and other chemicals properly can be very dangerous. Directions listed on container labels must be followed correctly. Failure to follow stated instructions could result in injury to workers or customers. Sanitizers must be used at the proper concentrations: Chlorine 50 ppm, Quaternary Ammonia 200 ppm, and Iodine 12.5 ppm. High levels of sanitizers or soaps can leave harmful residues.
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