Infection Control

Doug Schoon, a consultant from Schoon Scientific & Regulatory Consulting, LLC,and co-chair for the Nail Manufacturers Council, says that there is a lot of misinformation in the spa industry about infection control. “Infection control should be fully and correctly understood by every professional in our industry, but is not,” he says. Many professionals believe placing implements into disinfection liquid is sterilization; this is a misconception. The correct information follows.

Sanitation

Disinfection

Sterilization