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3M LeadCheck Instant Lead Test Swabs (2-Pack)
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3M

LeadCheck Instant Lead Test Swabs (2-Pack)

  • Easy to use system; instant results
  • Swabs are disposable, non-staining, non-toxic and odorless
  • Includes test confirmation card
$997 /package

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Product Overview

3M LeadCheck Swabs are non-toxic and provide a rapid test for lead on most surfaces. When lead is detected, 3M LeadCheck Swabs turn red on contact. The vast majority of test situations results are obtained in less than 30 seconds. Simple to use: just crush, shake and swab. Red Means Lead 3M LeadCheck Swabs provide instant lead-detection results for quick and accurate job pricing. In just seconds, you will know if lead-safe practices are required. Test for lead on surfaces such as: painted surfaces, steel structures, vinyl and other plastics.

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  • EPA recognized
  • Swabs are non-toxic, odorless, disposable and non-staining
  • Test confirmation card to verify results in every kit
  • Contains 2 ready-to-use disposable swabs that turn red when lead is found

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Customer Questions & Answers

does this work on plumbing

can I use this to check soldered copper pipes
Asked by: dennis
Will this work on surfaces that had been painted over, covering possible lead paint.
Answered by: Jwright22
Date published: 2017-03-19

Lead testing

If I've painted over lead paint with safe paint, will it still show up if the original paint was lead base?
Asked by: Dena
If the safe paint coat(s) is(are) thick enough, you may not get a positive result (probably not) testing the surface since the lead is contained in the paint underneath the safe paint. However, if you pull off a chip of paint and test the underside, it will test positive. It would qualify as requiring treating it as lead paint under current regulations if you were to scrap or sand the surface to prep it for repainting (e.g., bringing a surface down to wood).
Answered by: HandySenior
Date published: 2016-08-08

Can this be used on brick?

Can the product be used to test for lead on painted bricks in the interior of a home?
Asked by: Beav
Yes. This product can test all hard surfaces for lead contamination. Thanks for asking!
Answered by: 3M Social Engagement
Date published: 2016-08-08

If a lead-based paint test turns a darker pink does that mean you have lead-based paint

Asked by: San
No, the solution has to be red for lead to be present. The solution itself if orange which can make it seem pink when rubbed on certain paints. If our team can assist please call 1.800.537.9514 M-F 8am-5pm CT. Thanks for asking!
Answered by: 3M Social Engagement
Date published: 2017-05-01
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LeadCheck Instant Lead Test Swabs (2-Pack) is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 58.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This lead tester was very easy to use. I was testing for an old doll house built in the 70's with... This lead tester was very easy to use. I was testing for an old doll house built in the 70's with multiple different paint colors for lead based paint. With just one of the two testers I was able to check all the surfaces I needed to test. Because I am paranoid, when all surfaces indicated no lead, I tested them again in different areas with the second tester. Though I have never used another lead tester, I feel confident in the results based on the included paper with lead traces in it which did turn pink indicating the presence of lead. There are two of these paper indicators, one for each tester. Using the testers did leave a slight discoloration on some surfaces, but in my case it was easily cleaned with a wet paper towel.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use, EPA-approved, worked! Hard to find in store - employees were not familiar with it (k... Easy to use, EPA-approved, worked! Hard to find in store - employees were not familiar with it (kept pointing to water testing kits). Finally found it by paint.
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick and easy We have been astonished by the number of mid-century modern glassware that has lead--either on the food surface or the outside glaze. This test kit has helped us make our kitchen heavy metal free! Recommended for everyone with MCM glass or even artisan stoneware, when the glaze is unknown.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor stock, and dusty like they have been there a... Poor stock, and dusty like they have been there a while. Had to go to 2 different stores to buy these, and inventory in the computer didn’t match what was on the shelf at either store.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I bought to packets of these, the first swab worked as advertised, the second had no liquid in it... I bought to packets of these, the first swab worked as advertised, the second had no liquid in it and so was useless. Five bucks down the drain.
Date published: 2017-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Instructions were very easy and test worked as expected and explained in packaging. Will use aga... Instructions were very easy and test worked as expected and explained in packaging. Will use again if needed.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yo Does what it's supposed to. Easy to use also. Doesn't have a manufacturer date, just a batch number.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The test was easy to use and now I know... The test was easy to use and now I know my pottery is lead free. Best purchase for my piece of mind.
Date published: 2017-02-07
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