Section .0200 ‑ Equipment And Processing

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 21 - occupational licensing boards and commissions/chapter 34 - funeral service/subchapter c/21 ncac 34c .0201.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0200 ‑ EQUIPMENT AND PROCESSING

 

 

21 NCAC 34C .0201          HOLDING FACILITY; CREMATION UNIT;

PROCESSOR

Every crematory

shall have the following:

(1)        A

holding facility of suitable size to accommodate all human remains which are

retained and awaiting cremation.

(2)        A

commercially‑manufactured cremation unit, within the crematory, made

specifically for the cremation of human remains, meeting the following minimum

standards:

(a)        An

ash collection pan to minimize commingling of cremated remains of one human

remains with another.

(b)        A

hearth or floor without depressions so as to minimize commingling of cremated

remains of one human remains with another.

(c)        A

door safety switch to stop the burner operation when the front charging door is

opened.

(d)        A

pollution monitoring system to monitor and detect smoke when the density

exceeds applica­ble federal and state standards, whereupon the system will

automatically stop the burner operation on a time setting of not less than

three minutes.

(e)        Approval

by Underwriters Laboratory or a comparable testing agency.

(3)        A

commercially‑manufactured processor, within the crematory, made

specifically for the pulverization of cremated remains, meeting the following

minimum standards:

(a)        Capable

of consistently processing cremated remains to unidentifiable dimensions.

(b)        A

dust‑resistant processing chamber.

(c)        An

exterior surface made of easily cleaned, non‑corrosive material.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑210.41(9),(12);

90‑210.45(d),(e); 90‑210.50(a);

Eff. July 1, 1991;

Recodified from Rule .0202 Eff. July 7, 1992.