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Manual Warewashing, Sink Compartment Requirements.
This code is a non-critical code.
(A) Except as specified in ¶ (C) of this section, a sink with at least 3 compartments shall be provided for manually washing, rinsing, and sanitizing equipment and utensils. (B) Sink compartments shall be large enough to accommodate immersion of the largest equipment and utensils. If equipment or utensils are too large for the warewashing sink, a warewashing machine or alternative equipment as specified in ¶ (C) of this se ction shall be used. (C) Alternative manual warewashing equipment may be used when there are special cleaning needs or constraints and its use is approved. Alternative manual warewashing equipment may include: (1) High-pressure detergent sprayers; (2) Low- or line-pressure spray detergent foamers; (3) Other task-specific cleaning equipment; (4) Brushes or other implements; (5) Receptacles that substitute for the compartments of a multicompartment sink.
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