Spray Tanning Regulations - US and Canada
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US National (FDA) Sunless Tanning Regulation
The FDA regulates sunless tanning ingredients as cosmetics. It recommends that spray solution not be inhaled, also that eyes and lips be protected from exposure: https://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/sunless-tanners-bronzers
US State Spray Tanning Regulations
New Jersey - Bans spray tanning under age 14:
Section 3.8 https://www.nj.gov/health/ceohs/documents/phss/tanningrule.pdf
Ohio - Spray tanning businesses must register and obtain a Tanning Facility Permit: https://cos.ohio.gov/FORMS-APPLICATIONS/BUSINESS-LICENSES-PERMITS They must also:
- Post a warning sign.
- Provide customers with eye, lip and nasal protection.
- Wear approved "dust" mask when applying by hand spray.
- Reporting / registration of all mobile spray locations.
Oregon - Requires airbrush tanning technicians must be certified in esthetics; they can only practice in a licensed facility. https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HLO/Documents/COS-Practice_Clarification-Air_Brush_Tanning.pdf
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Canadian Spray Tanning Regulations
There is no national or provincial regulation of spray tanning in Canada.