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Columbia / Boone County Health Code
Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Wash Solution Temperature.
This code is a non-critical code.
(A) The temperature of the wash solution in spray type warewashers that use hot water to sanitize may not be less than: (1) For a stationary rack, single temperature machine, 74°C (165°F); (2) For a stationary rack, dual temperature machine, 66°C (150°F); (3) For a single tank, conveyor, dual temperature machine, 71°C (160°F); or (4) For a multitank, conveyor, multitemperature machine, 66°C (150°F). (B) The temperature of the wash solution in spray-type warewashers that use chemicals to sanitize may not be less than 49°C (120°F).
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