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WAC 16-450-028

Controlled atmosphere facility operator requirements.

(1) Every licensed operator must submit to WSDA a signed, completed form containing the following information:
(a) Location of the storage facility;
(b) Storage room number;
(c) Date the room was closed and sealed; and
(d) Quantity of loose or packed fruit or vegetables in the room identified by variety.
(2) Every licensed operator must, at least once a day, record the following information on a form approved by the director:
(a) The percentage of carbon dioxide and oxygen inside the sealed storage room;
(b) The temperature inside the sealed storage room; and
(c) The time and date readings were recorded for both the air components and temperatures.
(3) The director has the authority to audit and report the results of the controlled atmosphere records.
(4) For auditing purposes, all licensed operators must notify WSDA before they open a controlled atmosphere storage room and before any controlled atmosphere storage fruit or vegetable is packed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 15.30.050 and chapter 34.05 RCW. WSR 15-10-091, § 16-450-028, filed 5/6/15, effective 6/6/15. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.17 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 04-05-117, § 16-450-028, filed 2/18/04, effective 3/20/04.]
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