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Can a person who is color blind use the 3M LeadCheckTM test kits?
My firm is not certified and does not employ an certified renovator. If we are asked to perform a renovation in a pre-1978 home, we test for lead using an EPA-recognized lead test kit. Can we perform these lead tests without being a certified renovator?
If a certified renovator determines that the components that will be affected by a renovation are free of lead-based paint, can a firm that does not have RRP certification do the actual renovation work? What record-keeping requirements would apply?
Does EPA recognize the 3M LeadCheckTM test kit for use on red paint?
Can a homeowner use an EPA-recognized lead test kit to check for lead-based paint?
Does the RRP Rule apply to work on windows that have been installed within the last 20 years in a pre-1978 housing unit?
How can I obtain 3M LeadCheckTM test kits?
Do test results from a certified renovator using an EPA recognized test kit or performing paint chip sampling become an official part of the lead-based paint testing record for that house?
I am an EPA-certified lead risk assessor. Can I use an EPA-recognized lead test kit when assessing whether or not a pre-1978 home contains lead-based paint for purposes of the RRP Rule?
Is lead paint testing required under the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule?
Can a kit for consumers use be used to collect samples to send to a lab if they suspect any lead hazards have been left after a renovation?
What lead test kits are recognized by EPA?
When testing a work area, does one lead test kit or paint chip sample suffice for any single component? What if a component's surface area is extensive (i.e. a large wall)?
How can I obtain D-Lead® test kits?
Is it true that the lead test kits that were recognized by EPA before September 1, 2010, are no longer recognized since that date?
When a certified renovator uses an EPA-recognized test kit or performs paint chip sampling to determine the presence of lead, can the results be grouped?
Will there be any Phase Two lead kits approved as a result of EPA’s Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) evaluations?