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(A) Operators performing body piercing services shall install only sterilized jewelry made of steel that is ASTM F138 compliant or ISO 5832-1,10993-6,10993-10, and/or 10993-11 compliant and polished to a mirrored finish, titanium (TI6AI4V ELI) that is ISO 5832-3, ASTM F136 or ASTM F67 compliant and polished to a mirrored finish, solid 14 karat higher nickel free white or yellow gold, solid nickel free platinum alloy, niobium, fused quartz glass, lead-free borosilicate, or lead-free soda-lime glass, or polymers (plastics) such as medical tubing, Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) that is ASTM F754-00 compliant, any plastic material that is ISO 10993-6,10993-10, or 10993-11 compliant or meets the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Class VI material classification.
(B) Threaded jewelry must be internally threaded (no threads on posts) and all surfaces and ends must be free from nicks, scratches, burrs and polishing compounds.
(C) A facility must have on premises a “Mill Test Certificate” in English for all jewelry used for initial piercings which provides evidence of a specific grade of metal with a code designation or ASTM or ISO or other documentation approved by the agency which meets division (A) of this section.
(Ord. E-14-66, passed 5-28-2014) Penalty, see § 99.99