Is this a hand wash sink? If so, there is no reason for it to be 9" deep.
From the WA state retail food code:
No mention of a 9" depth requirement.
means a lavatory, a basin or vessel for washing, a wash basin,
especially placed for use in personal hygiene and designed
for the washing of hands.
Design, construction and installation
Handwashing facility, installation (2009 FDA
must be equipped to provide water at a temperature of at least
C) through a mixing valve or combination faucet.
A steam mixing valve may not be used at a handwash sink.
closing, slow closing or metering faucet must provide a flow of water for at least
fifteen seconds without the need to reactivate the faucet.
An automatic handwashing facility must be installed in accordance with manufacturer's
must be adequately sized to allow a
to wash both hands simultaneously.
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