Effective date: 3/30/1994

    (1) Licensees who generate biohazardous waste as defined by Chapter 64E-16, F.A.C., shall comply with the requirements of that chapter in order to maintain minimum sanitary conditions as required by Section 466.028(1)(v), F.S.

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 64B5-25.007

  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
    (2) Extracted teeth may be rendered non-biohazardous by disinfection so that they may be returned to the patient or the patient’s legal guardian. Extracted teeth used for scientific, educational or testing purposes should first be cleaned of adherent patient material by scrubbing with detergent and water or by using an ultrasonic cleaner. Teeth should then be stored, immersed in a fresh solution of sodium hypochlorite (household bleach diluted 1:10 with tap water) or any liquid chemical germicide suitable for clinical specimen fixation.
    (3) To render an extracted tooth non-biohazardous it must be decontaminated in accordance with the guidelines set forth in Rule 64B5-25.003, F.A.C.
    (4) Extracted teeth and tissue fragments not required for microscopic examination shall be discarded as biohazardous waste or as a sharp in accordance with Chapter 64E-16, F.A.C.
Rulemaking Authority 456.032, 466.004 FS. Law Implemented 456.032, 466.028(1)(v), 466.041 FS. History—New 11-16-89, Amended 1-7-92, Formerly 21G-25.007, Amended 3-30-94, Formerly 61F5-25.007, 59Q-25.007.