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Lead Shops

Lead Shops 2019-06-03T16:01:13+00:00

What is a LeadSHOP?

A place where communities are able to receive many resources, education and awareness, and actionable tools.

  • Test your child for lead
  • Test items in your home that might contain lead (see below on what products may be tested)
  • Test your soil for lead (see below on how to collect soil)
  • Learn lead risks and keep your family safe
  • Sign up for free in home lead evaluation

Click here to find all 2019 LeadSHOP events!

Details on how to collect soil, click here.

The following items can be brought in to test for lead (*Note: only two items will be accepted for same day testing and 2 items will be accepted for lab testing):

  • Toys (Especially antiques)
  • Hand-carried items from other countries (e.g., ceramics, cooking pots, pressure cookers)
  • Cosmetics
  • Spices
  • Jewelry
  • Soil (free of small rocks, roots and other debris – see instructions here on how to collect it from your yard)
  • Please do not bring water.

Example items include but are not limited to:

    

    

Items above can be brought with the following requirements:

  • Items must have a flat surface that is at least 1×1 inches
  • Small items like jewelry, toys or amulets must be smaller than 3 x 3 x 3 inches
  • Soil must be dry and without pebbles, rocks or roots. Directions on how to collect soil, click here.
  • Items that can be brought for lab testing include spices and cosmetics with the following requirements: (2 sample limit/person)
  • A small sample will be taken and not returned or replaced
  • In some cases the entire bottle/tube may be needed and not returned or replaced
  • Photos may be taken of the items to record brand and origin
  • We will need your contact information to return the results to you at a later date (within 2-3 weeks)

Click here to find all 2019 LeadSHOP events!

 

 

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