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.

Last modified: Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 8:35 PM