Lead Poisoning Prevention

 Do you live in a home that was built before 1950?
AND, do you have young children or are you expecting a new baby?

If you answered YES to both of these questions, you and your family are at risk for lead poisoning.

Take a big step toward protecting your child from lead poisoning. Order a FREE lead dust test kit now!

This easy test is a great way to find out if you have dust from lead paint in your home so you can take some simple steps to keep your child safe from lead.
  • The kit is simple to use and takes about ten minutes to do.
  • The kit and results are completely free of charge.
  • Results will be mailed to you in about 2 weeks.
  • An expert will call you if you have a lead dust problem and talk with you about what to do to solve it.

How To Do A Home Lead Test

Housing Lead Prevention Hazards:

Landlords, property managers, real estate agencies, and home sellers are required by state and federal law to inform potential occupants of the known presence of lead-based paint in pre-1978 housing. For information about prevention, contact: Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, 1-866-292-3474.Landlords!
Get FREE, professional lead dust testing for rental units. Email or call (1-866-292-3474) Maine's Lead Prevention Program