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Get The LEAD OUT - Changes to the Safe Drinking Water Act take effect January 4, 2014.
 
 

Low-Lead Certified Plumbing Products

Finished goods certified by a third party to be compliant with the "Safe Drinking Water Act" requirements for low lead in potable (human consumption - drinking and cooking) and non-potable water applications (non-human consumption). Currently required for potable water applications in California, Vermont, Maryland and Louisiana. CA, VT, MD, LA will still require 3rd party certification after 1/4/14

 
 
 
 

Low-Lead Compliant Plumbing Products

Finished goods manufactured to be compliant with the “Safe Drinking Water Act” requirements for low lead in potable (human consumption - drinking and cooking) and non-potable water applications (non-human consumption) but not certified to have 0.25% or less of lead in the product. Currently required for potable water applications in California, Vermont, Maryland and Louisiana. CA, VT, MD, LA will still require 3rd party certification after 1/4/14

 
 
 

Replacement Parts for Low-Lead Certified Products

This product is part of the finished good by the same manufacturer which has been certified by a third party to be compliant with the “Safe Drinking Water Act” requirements for low lead in potable (human consumption - drinking and cooking) and non-potable (non-human consumption) water applications.

 

Additional Resources on Low Lead Legislation

The U.S. Government has raised the minimum efficiency requirements for categories of plumbing used in human drinking water applications. Learn more about the plumbing products impacted by government legislation and the differences among the values.

Take the Lead Out (Download the PDF)

Lead in Drinking Water
http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/lead/index.cfm

S.3874 – Amendment to Safe Drinking Water Act
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-111s3874rs/pdf/BILLS-111s3874rs.pdf

Municipal Water Treatment
http://www.nsf.org/services/by-industry/water-wastewater/municipal-water-treatment

About Lead in Drinking Water
http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/leadinwater/

Certification Marks for ANSI Accredited Third-Party Certfication Bodies (Download the PDF)