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D-Lead® Paint Test Kit

If your home was built before 1978, always test for the presence of lead before removing any coatings with the Klean-Strip® D-Lead® Paint Test Kit. EPA-Recognized and ETV-Tested, the Klean-Strip® D-Lead® Paint Test Kit detects lead and lead chromate in all layers of paint with a color change in 13 minutes or less. Simply compare the solution to the color swatch on the bottle for easy-to-read results.

The kit is EPA Recognized for use on drywall, plaster, wood and ferrous metal surfaces. It will also determine if EPA regulated lead based paint is NOT present. Each kit contains six tests.

   

READ DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO USE.

  1. Clean tools and sample area with a D-Wipe® Towel.
  2. Collect paint sample using the enclosed Sampling Tool.
  3. Transfer sample to bottle of Solution 1 using Sample Catch Sheet.
  4. Cap and shake bottle for 10 seconds.
  5. Add 5 drops of Solution 2. Cap and shake 10 seconds.
  6. If liquid is darker than Test Standard, test is positive for Lead.
  7. If liquid is lighter, wait 10 minutes, shake and compare to Test Standard:
    –  If liquid is lighter than Test Standard, test is negative for Lead.
    –  If liquid is darker than Test Standard, test is positive for Lead.
  8. After a test is done, pour used Paint Test Solution 1 into waste absorbent. Then add to the Waste Disposal bag the open bottle and cap, used D-Wipe® Towel and Sample Catch Sheet.
  9. Record results.

DISPOSAL: Dispose of waste in accordance with all Federal, State and Local Regulations.

STORAGE: Store out of direct sunlight and away from extreme heat. Store unopened kit below 122 °F (50 °C). After opening the kit, store at temperatures below 90 °F (32 °C). If solution freezes, allow to thaw before use.

SOLUTION 1: CAUTION: IRRITANT.
Contains: Sodium Hydroxide. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not ingest. In case of eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes and get medical attention. In case of skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. If swallowed, contact physician.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

SOLUTION 2: WARNING: FLAMMABLE. IRRITANT.
Contains: Ammonium Sulfide. Keep away from heat, sparks and flames. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid breathing vapors. Do not ingest. In case of eye contact, flush with water for 15 minutes and get medical attention. In case of skin contact, wash thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, get medical attention. If swallowed, drink one or two glasses of water and contact physician.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.

WARNING! If you scrape, sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust.

LEAD IS TOXIC, EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. If lead based paint is present on an affected surface, then lead safe work practices described in the EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule must be used. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.

When should the Klean Strip® D-Lead® Paint Test Kit be used?
It’s designed to test painted drywall, plaster, wood and metal surfaces to determine if EPA regulated lead based paint is not present.

How do I dispose of Klean Strip® D-Lead® Paint Test Kit?
If lead is present pour test solutions into the plastic bag with the waste absorbent. This will neutralize lead so that all components can be disposed of in the trash. If lead is not present all components can be disposed of in the trash.

Do I need protective equipment when using Klean Strip® D-Lead® Paint Test Kit?
Yes, to protect from lead and lead dust wear safety gloves, safety goggles and a lead dust mask or respirator.

What is the shelf life of the Klean Strip® D-Lead® Paint Test Kit?
The carton that the kit is packaged in has a sticker on the rear of the carton that has the expiration date of the kit.

The "Directions for Use" are included to help you better understand our product. However, they do not provide you with all of the information needed to use the product safely and effectively. Prior to using any of our products, you should always read the entire label including all cautions. A copy of the current label is linked to this webpage.