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Use of Lead Free Pipes, Fittings, Fixtures, Solder and Flux for Drinking Water (Draft)
Jan. 17, 2017
Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act of 2011 (RLDWA) and the Community Fire Safety Act of 2013 (CFSA). Specifically, EPA proposes to establish labeling requirements to differentiate plumbing products that meet the lead free requirements from those that are exempt from the lead free requirements and to require manufacturers to certify compliance with the lead free requirements. These proposed requirements would reduce inadvertent use of non-lead free plumbing products in potable use applications and, consequently, reduce exposure to lead in drinking water and associated adverse health effects. Comments must be received on or before 17 April 2017. POC is Russ Perkinson, tel: 202-564-4901; email address: perkinson.russ@epa.gov, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Standards and Risk Management Division (4607), EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460 ( target="new">Federal Register; 17 January 2017 (Proposed Rules), pages 4805-4825).

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