Illegal Instruments

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PROHIBITED Instruments

Regulation 993(a) - No establishment or school shall have on the premises any razor-edged or other device or tool which is designed to remove calluses.

Examples of prohibited instruments that are illegal to have on the premises.

Establishment Owners: Illegal instruments found in an establishment can subject you to a $500 fine.

Individual Operators: Any operator present at the time of inspection that is found with an illegal instrument at their workstation or is found using an illegal instrument can also be subject to a $500 fine.

NOTE: Although the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology does not endorse or approve any specific tools or instruments, the tools and instruments shown above do not meet the current requirements for use by any Board licensees or in any Board licensed establishment in the state of California.

Regulation 993(b) - No establishment or school shall have on the premises any needle-like instrument which is used for the purpose of extracting skin blemishes and other similar procedures.

Examples of prohibited instruments that are illegal to have on the premises:

Establishment Owners: Illegal instruments found in an establishment can subject you to a $500 fine.

Individual Operators: Any operator present at the time of inspection that is found with an illegal instrument at their workstation or is found using an illegal instrument can also be subject to a $500 fine.

NOTE: Although the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology does not endorse or approve any specific tools or instruments, the tools and instruments shown above do not meet the current requirements for use by any Board licensees or in any Board licensed establishment in the state of California.

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