Section 16-556 - Purity of Solvents (California Code of Regulations)

§ 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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