Rules and Regulations Governing Lead Safety

 

HUD Regulations

Requirements for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Federally-Owned or -Assisted Housing – Title X of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, Sections 1012 and 1013 – 24 CFR
Part 35

Requirements for Disclosure of Known Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Private Housing – 24 CFR Part 35; 40 CFR Part 745

Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing. Although not regulations, these guidelines provide the most detailed, comprehensive, technical information available on how to identify lead-based paint hazards in housing and how to control such hazards safely and efficiently.

For more detailed information, visit HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control.

 

EPA Regulations

Identification of Dangerous Levels of Lead-Final Rule, 40 CFR Part 745

Distribution of Lead Hazard Information Prior to Renovation; TSCA Section 406(a) and TSCA Section 406(b)

Training, Accreditation, and Certification Requirements; TSCA Sections 402/404

Lead-Based Paint Debris and Management, Clarification

For more detailed information, visit EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics’ Lead Program.

 

U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration

Lead Exposure in Construction; 29 CFR, Part 1926.62

Lead Hazard Communication; 29 CFR 1926.59

For more detailed information, visit the HUD website.