Content about Lead

December 20, 2011

Columbus, Ohio-based vinyl window and patio door manufacturer Simonton Windows published a YouTube video to educate homeowners on the dangers of lead-based paint, especially in homes built prior to 1978. 

The one-minute video is related to the new Lead RRP (Renovation, Repair and Painting) regulations affecting homes built prior to 1978.

July 26, 2011

The following letter was a response to "EPA lead rule suffers setback:"

"There is no need for a better ‘test kit,’ as highly reliable and affordable X-Ray Fluorescence technology has been in use for decades. There are many consultants who have XRF machines, and lead inspections are inexpensive. XRF testing produces no damage, while ‘test kits’ and chip sampling involves producing widely scattered damage (12 to 15 sample locations for a typical room in a house).

December 5, 2010


June 30, 2008

A landmark lead paint verdict, which held several prominent paint companies liable for lead paint...

April 7, 2008

The goal of the new rules, which outline procedures for dealing with renovations of lead-painted...

November 6, 2007

Sherwin-Williams, Atlantic Richfield, DuPont, NL Industries and Millennium Holdings were found not liable for the...