Use of Indoor Tanning Devices by Minors

​Effective October 1, 2019, it is unlawful for tanning facilities to allow minors under the age of 18 years to use a tanning device, which includes sunlamps, tanning booths, or tanning beds (Chapter 441, 2019 Legislative Session).  This does not apply to the therapeutic use of a tanning device when prescribed by a health care provider. 

Notice to Public

Owners a​​nd operators of tanning facilities shall post, in a prominent location, a notice approved by the Department which can be down​loaded here


For more information, contact the MDH Bureau of Environomental Health Helpline toll-free at  1-866-703-3266.

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