Accession Number:

ADA066187

Title:

Implementation of the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act at Navy Activities

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 75-Dec 77

Corporate Author:

CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB (NAVY) PORT HUENEME CA

Report Date:

1978-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

The Civil Engineering Laboratory investigated ways to implement the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act LBPPPA in Navy housing. According to the act, cracked or peeling paint must be wire-brushed before repainting. There appears to be no pre-repainting requirement for the removal or covering of lead- based paint that is sound and tight, unless the integrity of the paint cannot be maintained. The maximum concentration of lead permitted in new paint is 0.06. An inexpensive chemical kit and a lead-in-paint analyzer were both developed at CEL and were found potentially useful for implementing the LBPPPA. Recent amendments to the act appear to eliminate the necessity for, but not the desirability of, such field kits and instruments. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Toxicology
  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE