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A permit holder shall notify and obtain written consent of the authorizing agent before the cremation of human remains at a location other than the location named on the cremation authorization form.

10.29.19.07 Cremation Authorization

F.

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A permit holder shall maintain a copy of every cremation authorization form required under this regulation as permanent records.

10.29.19.07 Cremation Authorization

G.

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Cremation authorization records are subject to inspection and copying by the Board.

10.29.19.07 Cremation Authorization

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  1. Name of the individual from whom the human remains were received and the name of the individual's employer, if any;
  2. Name and address of the crematory authority;
  3. Name of the deceased;
  4. Date of death of deceased; and
  5. Verification of authorized burial transit permit.

10.29.19.08 Record of Receipt of Remains

A. A permit holder shall provide to an individual who delivers human remains for cremation a receipt signed by both the permit holder authority and the individual who delivered the human remains, that includes the:

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  1. Name of the decedent;
  2. Date of birth of the decedent;
  3. Gender of the decedent;
  4. Date of death;
  5. Name and address of the authorizing agent;
  6. Date, time, and location of cremationl and
  7. Name of the individual who performed the cremation.

10.29.19.08 Record of Receipt of Remains

B. The permit holder shall maintain a record of each cremation, which shall include the:

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  1. Name of the decedent;
  2. Name of the authorizing agent;
  3. Name and address of the person who recieved the cremated human remains from the crematory authority; and
  4. If ascertainable:
    1. The location, including the name of the cemetery and plot location if the remains are interred; and
    2. The manner and date of the disposition of the cremated human remains.

10.29.19.08 Record of Receipt of Remains

C. The permit holder shall provide a certificate of disposition of cremated human remains to the authorizing agent or funeral establishment that arranged for the cremation that includes the:

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The permit holder shall maintain a copy of every record and receipt required by this chapter as permanent records.

10.29.19.08 Record of Receipt of Remains

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All records and receipts required by this chapter are subject to inspection and copying by the Board.

10.29.19.08 Record of Receipt of Remains

E.

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Except as otherwise provided in B of this regulation, a permit holder may not:

  1. Require that human remains be placed in a casket before cremation or that human remains be cremated in a casket;
  2. Refuse to accept human remains for cremation because the remains are not in a casket; or
  3. Refuse to accept human remains for cremation because the remains are in a suitable, combustible wooden casket, but may require the authorizing agent or funeral establishment engaging the services of the crematory authority to remove the metal mattress holder in the casket.

10.29.19.09 Use of a Casket; Embalming.

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Human remains delivered to a crematory establishment may not be removed from the cremation container.

10.29.19.09 Use of a Casket; Embalming.

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The cremation container shall be cremated with the human remains unless the authorizing agent for the deceased requests a more natural environment for the deceased. A permit holder is not required to accept this manner of disposition.

10.29.19.09 Use of a Casket; Embalming.

C.

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A permit holder may not require that human remains be subjected to embalming before cremation.

10.29.19.09 Use of a Casket; Embalming.

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  1. All of the recoverable residue of the cremation process shall be:
    1. Removed from the cremator;
    2. Except for medical devices remaining after cremation, processed; and
    3. Plaed in a container; and
  2. The identification disc required by Health Occupations Article 7-411, Annotated Code of Maryland, shall be:
    1. Removed from the cremator; and
    2. Placed in the container with the cremated human remains.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

A. On Completion of the cremation, insofar as is possible:

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Medical devices which remain after the completion of the cremation process shall be treated as medical waste and disposed of accordingly.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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After pulverization, all of the processed human remains, together with the identification disc, shall be placed in a sealable container.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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If the cremation container opening is not of adequate dimensions to accomodate a disc, it shall be affixed to the container and a record of the cremation number shall be placed in the container.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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If all the processed human remains and the identification disc will not fit within the dimensions of a sealable container, the remainder of the remains shall be returned to the authorizing agent, or the agent's representative, in a separate, sealable container. Container seems shall be taped.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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If the processed human remains and identification disc do not adequately fill the container's interior dimensions, the extra space may be filled with packing material that will not become intermingled with the remains and then securely closed.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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If a sealable container is to be shipped, it shall:

  1. Be placed within a separate sturdy box with all box seams securely taped closed; and
  2. Have the name of the deceased person whose processed remains are contained therein clearly identified on the outside of the container.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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If processed human remains have been in the possession of a permit holder, as originally authorized by the authorizing agent without instructions for disposition for a period of 10 days or more from the date of cremation, the permit holder may send the cremated remains, using the current mailing standard approved by the US postal service, return receipt requested, to the authorizing agent.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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  • A. Safety placement tool measuring a minimum of 49 inches in length;
  • B. Wire brushes for cleaning cremators;
  • C. Brush with fine bristles for cleaning pulverizers;
  • D. Mortar and pestle;
  • E. Funnel
  • F. High temperature protective gloves and heat resistant leather gloves;
  • G. Hand magnet and metal detector wand to detect and remove metal from cremated human remains;
  • H. Tweezers to remove nonmetal objects from cremated human remains; and
  • I. Dust masks.

10.29.19.11 Tools

A crematory shall maintain at its own expense the following tool inventory:

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  1. Submit to the Board the number of persons not affiliated with the operations of the crematory who can safely be within the same room and within 10 feet of the cremator door; and
  2. Verify to the Board that the permit holder has submitted the information required in A(1) of this regulation to their liability insurance carrier.

10.29.19.12 Visitors

A. The permit holder or designated crematory operator shall:

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Crematories that begin operation after July 1, 2014, shall construct a viewing room in the area of the cremator if the crematory intends to have more than two visitors present in the area of the cremator during the cremation.

10.29.19.10 Disposition of Cremated Human Remains

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This chapter governs any persons who holds a permit to:

  • A. Engage in the operation of a crematory;
  • B. act as a designated crematory operator; or
  • C. Act as a registered crematory operator.

10.29.20 Crematories- Code of Ethics

.01 Scope

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Act in a manner that respects and protects the dignity of a decedent and the decedent's family;

10.29.20.02 General Professional Practices

A. A permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:

(1)

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Conduct business in a reasonable, usual, and customary manner advoiding unfair trade practices;

10.29.20.02 General Professional Practices

A. A permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:

(2)

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Comply with the State public health laws as set forth in Health-General Article 4-215 and 5-501, Annotated Code of Maryland;

10.29.20.02 General Professional Practices

A. A permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:

(3)

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Comply with the Maryland Morticians and Funeral Directors Act, Health Occupations Article, Title 7, Annotated Code of Maryland;

10.29.20.02 General Professional Practices

A. A permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:

(4)

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Implement and follow through on all arrangements agreed on between consumer and the crematory;

10.29.20.02 General Professional Practices

A. A permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:

(5)

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Provide appropriate services for and respect the rights of individuals without regard to age, race, creed, national origin, gender, disability, marital status, political belief, religious affiliation, social or economic status, or social preferences;

10.29.20.02 General Professional Practices

A. A permit holder or registered crematory operator shall:

(6)