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Policy Statement on Ear Piercing Guns

Publication Date: July 2018

We recommend that ear-piercing gun use be held to the same standards as other piercing techniques as outlined in the NEHA Body Art Model Code to ensure safe body art procedures and to protect public health.

We advocate for national, state, and local policies, regulations, research, and resources that will enhance the ability of environmental health professionals to ensure the practice of safe body art procedures.

Policy Statement

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