§ 16-556. Purity of Solvents
Each licensee engaged in the dry cleaning of garments shall maintain the solvents used in the dry cleaning process at a level of purity sufficient for the effective cleaning of garments.
(a) The color of any dry cleaning solvent shall be not less than 15% transmissions as measured by a photo electric spectro photometer at a wave length of 500 millicrons.
(b) The total nonvolatile residue shall not exceed 5 grams for each 100 milliliters of solvent.
(c) The net nonvolatile residue shall not exceed 1 1/2 grams for each 100 milliliters of solvent.
(d) Leather and fur cleaners shall be excluded from the standards enumerated in subsections (a) through (c).
Note: Authority cited: Section 9533, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 9533.3, Business and Professions Code.
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