Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 146.008
Aseptic Techniques


A person who owns, operates, or maintains a tattoo or body piercing studio and each tattooist or person who performs body piercing who works in the studio or at a temporary location shall take precautions to prevent the spread of infection, including:

(1)

using germicidal soap to clean the hands of the tattooist or person who performs body piercing and the skin area of the client to be tattooed or pierced;

(2)

wearing clean apparel and rubber gloves;

(3)

using sterile tools and equipment as provided by Section 146.011 (Tools and Equipment); and

(4)

keeping the tattoo or body piercing studio or temporary location in a sanitary condition.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 580, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 936, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 516, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Source: Section 146.008 — Aseptic Techniques, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­146.­htm#146.­008 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Accessed:
Nov. 25, 2023

§ 146.008’s source at texas​.gov