Lead free

Targeted for single-family homes and multifamily submetering, the ProPEX® water service offering from Uponor connects ¾” and 1″ Uponor AquaPEX® pipe to ⅝”, ¾” and 1″ water meters. Both the engineered polymer (EP) fittings and the lead-free (LF) brass valves feature NPSM swivel connections found on all water meters sized ⅝” to 1″. The offering Read more

Lead Free Compliant & Molded from RADEL® Resin For use in hot and cold potable water distribution systems, Matco-Norca has introduced Cold Expansion ASTM F1960 Pex Fittings molded from RADEL® Resin. Lead free compliant, these fittings are available in a range of configurations: couplings, elbows, male adapters, tees and rings with stops, all in various Read more

EPA Seeking Comments on Rulemaking Process for Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comments for rulemaking purposes to implement the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, which became effective Jan. 4, 2014. Feedback is being sought in the areas of labeling of lead-free Read more

New federal legislation enacted earlier this year lowered the acceptable levels of lead that can be found in plumbing components used for potable water applications.  The Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act (RLDWA) was designed to keep the general public safer by reducing exposure to lead that can potentially contaminate tap water and is Read more

Menonmonee, Falls — Bradley Corporation announced that all of its standard commercial plumbing products including service parts and kits have received third-party certification as being completely lead-free. While certification is not a requirement of the current lead-free law that went into effect January 2014, this NSF 372 certification demonstrates Bradley’s industry leadership in lead-free compliance. For Read more