Lead was used for many years in products found in and around homes. Even at low levels, it’s believed to contribute to a range of health effects including behavioral problems and learning disabilities, especially in children under six years old whose brains are still developing.

New regulations go into effect on January 4, 2014 in the U.S. further limiting the amount of lead allowed in commercial and home plumbing product intended for drinking water contact.

Learn more about these new regulations and what labeling you should look for when purchasing a faucet or other plumbing product for home use by downloading the EPA’s document on Identifying Lead Free Certification Marks.

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