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Potential Fines for Violating S.C. Indoor Tanning Regulations

If your salon violates the state’s indoor tanning regulation, you could face monetary fines and/ or civil penalties based upon the severity of the public health risk created by the violation.

Monetary and Civil Penalties

Violation

1st Offense

2nd Offense

3rd Offense

Failure to register and/or pay any fee

$500.00

$1,000.00

$5,000.00

Ultraviolet radiation burn requiring medical attention and/or equipment-related injuries

$1,000.00

$2,000.00

$4,000.00

Unsanitary conditions of tanning or tanning-related equipment that could result in the transmission of communicable diseases

$1,000.00

$2,000.00

$4,000.00

Failure to provide and/or ensure use of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved equipment and eyewear:

$500.00

$1,000.00

$1,500.00

Use of medical lamps and/or noncompliant lamps or filters

$1,000.00

$2,000.00

$3,000.00

Failure to operate a facility in a manner so as not to cause a potential overexposure to nonionizing radiation or potential transmission of a communicable disease or injury:

$500.00

$1,000.00

$5,000.00

Avoid fines! Use our Indoor Tanning Investigation/Inspection Checklist to help ensure your tanning facility and equipment meet state requirements.

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