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When it is necessary to shave the area to be tattooed a new blade for each patron shall be used when a safety razor is employed, and the permanent parts of such safety razor shall be treated as hereinafter set forth for the treatment of a straight razor. If a straight razor is used, it shall be cleansed with soap and water, rinsed in clean water and then sterilized by being emersed for fifteen minutes in an approved germicidal solution, or by boiling for a period of at least five minutes before the razor is used again on another patron. After shaving the area to be tattooed, such area shall be cleaned with an approved germicidal solution in a sanitary manner before the design is placed on the skin.
(Ord. 2649. Passed 10-14-92.)