SF Bay Area Lead Limits

The building next door is being remodeled and your living areas are full of construction dust.

There are multiple government agencies that regulate lead limits in San Francisco for paint dust, water, soil, and air.

Know for sure what you are drinking: test today if you have any concern.

These agencies are:

EPA Hazard Standards for Lead in Paint Dust and Soil TSCA Section 403

Cal/OSHA – Title 8

OSHA – Standards- 29CFR

Here’s a compiled list:

The City of San Francisco Building Department has additional lead dust rules.

Limit
XRF Analysis Tool  <1.0 cm²
Lead Dust Wipes
   Interior Floor Surface < 40 µg/ft.²
   Interior Horizontal Window Surfaces  < 250 µg/ft.²
   Interior Window Trough  < 400 µg/ft.²
   Exterior Horizontal Surfaces  < 400 µg/ft.²
 Lead Soil

In Children’s Playground

< 400 µg/ft.²
Not in Children’s Playground < 1000 µg/ft.²
 Lead in Water <15 ppb or <15.0 µg/L

Contact Us for additional information.

Get a Quote

 

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

More To Explore

dust mite
Allergies

MARIA DUST TESTING

We test the dust in your home, office, or car to find your allergy triggers identified by your allergist. MARIA dust testing will show the

graphic how many asbestos samples
Asbestos

HOW MANY ASBESTOS SAMPLES WILL I NEED?

The number of asbestos bulk samples needed to determine if asbestos fibers are present in building materials depends on how large the area is of