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Is lead paint testing required under the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule?
Can a homeowner use an EPA-recognized 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?
How can I obtain D-Lead® test kits?
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 it true that the lead test kits that were recognized by EPA before September 1, 2010, are no longer recognized since that date?
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 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?
When testing a work area, does one spot-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)?
Will there be any Phase Two kits approved as a result of the recent ETV evaluations?