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.
For additional information, contact DHEC's Bureau of Radiological Health at (803) 545-4400.