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Installation—Fixed equipment, spacing or sealing (2009 FDA Food Code 4-402.11).

(1) EQUIPMENT that is fixed because it is not EASILY MOVABLE must be installed so that it is:
(a) Spaced to allow access for cleaning along the sides, behind, and above the EQUIPMENT;
(b) Spaced from adjoining EQUIPMENT, walls, and ceilings a distance of not more than one thirty-second inch (1 mm); or
(c) SEALED to adjoining EQUIPMENT or walls, if the EQUIPMENT is exposed to spilling or seepage.
(2) COUNTER-MOUNTED EQUIPMENT that is not EASILY MOVABLE must be installed to allow cleaning of the EQUIPMENT and areas underneath and around the EQUIPMENT by being:
(a) SEALED; or
(b) Elevated on legs as specified under WAC 246-215-04410.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-04405, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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