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EPA Recognizes Lead Paint Test Kits

New Information on the Use of Lead Test Kits on Consumer Products -- The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has evaluated whether commercially available lead test kits reliably and accurately detect the presence or absence of lead in consumer products, such as toy jewelry and children's vinyl toys. More information.

Lead Program

  • Conduct environmental lead assessments
  • (Children with elevated blood lead levels)
  • Investigation of lead complaints
  • Process notifications for abatement projects
  • Inspection of lead abatement projects
  • Conduct lead licensing inspections
  • Provide technical assistance on lead issues
  • Provide public education and outreach on lead

For more information on National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, please visit the EPA link provided here: Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Temporary Licensing Extension Waiver Expiration

Effective June 30, 2021, the grace period enacted due to the COVID Public Health Emergency (PHE) for existing licensees in the Asbestos, Lead, Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation (CDLR), and Radon programs, will end. Radiation, Toxics and Indoor Air (RTIA) Division will allow licensees to establish compliance with respective licensing rules between July 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021. Beginning October 1, 2021, RTIA will resume enforcement of all licensing and training regulations. Please contact the Division at 304-558-2981 if you have any questions or concerns.

Children recently adopted from overseas may have been exposed to lead. Prevent Lead Poisoning. Get your home tested. Get your child tested.

Related information:

For License or Application information see Licensing Program

"Disclaimer" The links identified below are included because of their relevance to the Lead Program. These links are NOT regulated by the Bureau for Public Health/Lead Program and we cannot be responsible for either their information content or their maintenance. The program information is updated periodically and may not reflect real time data.

Lead Web Links:

Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP)
 Lead-Safe Certification Program
Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right
Locate EPA Accredited Renovation Training Programs

Lead Program:
Assistant Director: Judy Ashcraft
(304) 352-4994-Voice
(304) 558-1269-Fax
(800) 922-1255 (Lead-Toll free in-state) Judith.A.Ashcraft@wv.gov
Paul Ice, E.R.S. II
(304) 352-5013-Voice
(304) 558-1269-Fax
Paul.D.Ice@wv.gov