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Holding human remains for cremation.

(1) A crematory must not accept and hold human remains for cremation unless the human remains are contained in a cremation container.
(2) A crematory must not accept human remains in a cremation container having evidence of body fluid leakage.
(3) Human remains that are not embalmed must be held only within a mechanically or commercially acceptable refrigerated facility of adequate capacity, with a maximum temperature of 48 degrees Fahrenheit, or as determined by chapter 246-500 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 07-03-027, § 308-47-030, filed 1/5/07, effective 2/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175(4). WSR 02-19-019, § 308-47-030, filed 9/9/02, effective 10/10/02.]