Spray Tanning Regulations - US and Canada
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.