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Lead

What lead test kits are recognized by EPA?

To date, EPA has recognized three lead test kits for use in complying with the negative response criterion of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule. They are the 3M LeadCheckTM kit (for use on ferrous metal, plaster, drywall and wood), the State of Massachusetts kit (for use on drywall and plaster) and the D-Lead® kit (for use on wood, drywall, plaster and ferrous metal). If a substrate material is not listed above (such as stucco or non-ferrous metals) then the EPA-recognized lead test kits cannot be used on that substrate to comply with the testing requirements of the RRP rule.

Question Number: 23002-23255

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