OAR 331-915-0000
Tattoo Definitions

The following definitions apply to OAR chapter 331, division 915:


“Affidavit of Licensure” has the meaning set forth in OAR 331-030-0040 (Affidavit of Licensure).


“EPA” means United States Environmental Protection Agency.


“FDA” means Food and Drug Administration.


“Field of practice” has the definition set forth in ORS 690.350 (Definitions for ORS 690.350 to 690.410).


“High-level disinfectant” means a chemical agent, registered with the EPA, which has demonstrated tuberculocidal activity.


“Instruments” means equipment used during tattooing services. Types of instruments include but are not limited to needles and tubes.


“Office” means Health Licensing Office.


“Official transcript” means: An original document authorized by the appropriate office in the Higher Education Coordinating Commission and certified by a career school licensed under ORS 345 indicating applicant identity information, field of practice(s) enrolled under, specific hour requirements for each field of practice if applicable, enrollment information and a signature by an authorized representative on file with the Office. Original documents must be submitted directly to the Office from the educational institution by United States Postal Service mail or other recognized mail service provider in a sealed envelope or by other means approved by the Office.


“Sharps container” means a puncture-resistant, leak-proof container that can be closed for handling, storage, transportation, and disposal. The container must be labeled with the “Biohazard” symbol.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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