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How to Identify Lead-Free Certification Marks for Drinking
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How to Identify Lead-Free Certification Marks for Drinking Water System & Plumbing MaterialsMichelle Latham Biologist Technical CommunicationsWater Supply and Water Resources DivisionNational Risk Management Research LaboratoryOffice of Research and DevelopmentMichael SchockWater Supply and Water Resources DivisionNational Risk Management Research LaboratoryOffice of Research and Development Slide2
DisclaimerThe document discussed in this presentation is for informational purposes only. Any mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute EPA endorsement or recommendation for use. 2Slide3
Issues Identifying Lead-Free Products There is not a universally used lead-free logo/sealSome manufacturers have their own lead-free logosEight ANSI accredited third-party certification bodies, each with their own certification markFraudulent use of certification marks Although it is not required, consumers can increase their level of confidence by purchasing products with a mark indicating that they have been certified by an accredited third-party certification body as meeting the new lead-free requirement.
Document Development and ReviewEPA/ORD small drinking water system technical communication workgroup.EPA staff (ORD, OW, & Regions)Representatives from 14 state environmental agenciesRepresentatives from utilities, academia, professional groups & programsPlumbing contractors Representatives from all eight ANSI accredited third-party certification bodies.4Slide5
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NSF 61-G with certification marks on products11Identifier text in a box under the markEngraved certification mark with identifier text under the mark
Examples of certification marks indicating compliance with the new lead-free requirementSlide12
NSF 61-G with certification mark on packaging12Identifier text next to the certification mark
Examples of certification marks indicating compliance with the new lead-free requirementSlide13
NSF 372 with certification mark on packaging13Identifier text next to the certification markIdentifier text under the certification mark
Examples of certification marks indicating compliance with the new lead-free requirementSlide14
NSF 61 with CA Code AB1953 identifier text under certification mark14
Examples of certification marks indicating compliance with the new lead-free requirementSlide15
No certification mark or identifier text on tag or packagingThis does not necessarily mean that the product does not meet the new lead-free requirement. Contacting the manufacturer is the best way to confirm the lead content. 15
Examples of products with no certification marks for the lead-free requirementSlide16
Updates in late 2013 and early 2014With possible update to documentNSF 61Separate from Annex G and NSF 372, NSF 61 requires that products comply with the lead-free requirements of the SDWA. Required compliance is the same date of the new Act (January 4, 2014). Updates to certification labeling?Annex GAnnex G is due to be retired from NSF 61 in late 2013. Although it will be retired, products bearing NSF 61-G certification marks will continue to indicate compliance with NSF 61 and NSF 372. Update to ASME A112.18.1/CSA B125.1 and CSA B125.3 Specifies evaluation to NSF/ANSI 372. Manufacturers must comply with the updated standard by December 31, 2013. Updates to certification labeling?
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Michelle Latham Biologist T echnical Communications Water Supply and Water Resources Division National Risk Management Research Laboratory Office of Research and Development Michael ID: 547520 Download Presentation
2014 AWWA . Meeting. February 26, 2014. LAURA A. TAYLOR. (334) 271-7820. firstname.lastname@example.org. Overview. Sources of Lead in Drinking Water. Health Affects of Lead in Drinking Water. Current Safe Drinking Water Act Requirements.
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