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Basics of...Lead Free

The Federal Public Law 1111-380, “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act�?, is effective January 4, 2014.

This Federal Law, which is redefining the denotation of low lead to LEAD FREE in the Safe Drinking Water Act, applies to any part that will come in contact with water used in potable water systems.

California and Vermont were the first states to implement the lead free law in 2010, followed by Maryland in 2012 and Louisiana on January 1, 2013

Affected Products

  • Brass and Bronze products used in potable water systems
  • All Plastic, Stainless Steel, and Cast and Ductile Iron products are compliant

Definition of "Lead Free"

The term “lead free�? means: Not containing more than 0.2 percent lead when used with respect to solder and flux; and no more than a weighted average of 0.25 percent lead when used with respect to the wetted surfaces of pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings and fixtures.

Standards

  • NSF/ANSI 372
  • NSF/ANSI 61 G No Lead
  • NSG/ 61 F Reduced Low Lead Requirements
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