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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 228RETAIL FOOD
SUBCHAPTER FPHYSICAL FACILITIES
RULE §228.171Indoor Areas, Surface Characteristics

Except as specified in §228.222(j) and (k)(1) of this title, materials for indoor floor, wall, and ceiling surfaces under conditions of normal use shall be:

  (1) smooth, durable, and easily cleanable for areas where food establishment operations are conducted;

  (2) closely woven and easily cleanable carpet for carpeted areas; and

  (3) nonabsorbent for areas subject to moisture such as food preparation areas, walk-in refrigerators, warewashing areas, toilet rooms, Mobile Food Unit servicing areas, and areas subject to flushing or spray cleaning methods.


Source Note: The provisions of this §228.171 adopted to be effective October 11, 2015, 40 TexReg 6901

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