ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY
101 EAST CAPITOL, SUITE 108
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS 72201
ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY Regulation 17-23-402
Section 1 -- Cosmetology Establishment - Certificate of Registration
You can clean without disinfecting but you can not disinfect without
cleaning! Use these steps to disinfect: pre-clean, (scrub) with soap
and water, rinse, disinfect, rinse and dry, store in dry sanitizer.
1) In addition to the minimum equipment specified in Board Regulation
17-23-401, Section 2, B (7), each salon shall have and maintain a
sufficient number of towels, implements, instruments and equipment
to ensure that contaminated items are not used on patrons.
2) Each salon shall have and maintain equipment that meets industry
standards for the type of cosmetological services provided to patrons
of the salon. The salon shall have and maintain adequate equipment
to ensure health, safety and welfare of the patrons served in the
3) Electrical and non-electrical equipment in each salon shall be
maintained and tested periodically to determine that said equipment
is functioning in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.
Equipment that is not operable or functioning in accordance with the
manufacturer’s specifications shall be repaired or discarded.
4) Appliances used for the preparation of food shall be prohibited
in the working or clinical area or reception area. The use of said
appliances is restricted to preparation of food for employees or practitioners
working in the salon.