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Equipment—Mechanical warewashing equipment, hot water sanitization temperatures (2009 FDA Food Code 4-501.112).

(1) Except as specified in subsection (2) of this section, in a mechanical operation, the temperature of the fresh hot water SANITIZING rinse as it enters the manifold may not be more than 194°F (90°C) or less than:
(a) For a stationary rack, single temperature machine, 165°F (74°C); or
(b) For all other machines, 180°F (82°C).
(2) The maximum temperature specified under subsection (1) of this section, does not apply to the high pressure and temperature systems with wand-type, hand-held, spraying devices used for the in-place cleaning and SANITIZING of EQUIPMENT such as MEAT saws.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-04555, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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