What are the requirements for the sanitary operation procedures?

 
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By: Chris J. Hoo, Esq. 
of Evergreen Law

 

written sanitary operation procedures must ENSURE:

a.     Premise buildings, fixtures, and other physical facilities are clean, sanitary, and in good repair.

b.     Cleaning/sanitization of equipment protect against allergen cross-contact and contamination of products, contact surfaces, and packaging materials.

c.     Cleaning/sanitizing products used in procedures have no undesirable microorganisms and are safe and adequate under their conditions of use.

d.     There are no pests in all areas where cannabis components/products are at risk of pest contamination.

e.     Cannabis product-contact surfaces (including equipment) are cleaned to prevent allergen cross-contact and product contamination.

f.      Cannabis product-contact surfaces for manufacturing/processing, packing or holding low-moisture cannabis products are clean, dry, and sanitary before use.

g.     When cleaning to protect against allergen cross-contact and microorganisms during wet processing, all cannabis product-contact surfaces are cleaned and sanitized before use and after surfaces may have been contaminated.

h.     One-time use articles are stored, handled, and disposed of to protect against allergen cross-contact and contamination of cannabis product, product-contact surfaces, or product-packaging materials.

i.      Non-cannabis product-contact surfaces of equipment are cleaned to prevent allergen cross-contact and contamination of cannabis products, product-contact surfaces, and product-packaging materials.

j.      Cleaned and sanitized portable equipment with cannabis product-contact surfaces and utensils are stored to protect cannabis product-contact surfaces from allergen cross-contact and contamination.

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