Heritage Testing LimitedTest For Lead

Commercial Laboratory Lead Testing Services
from Heritage Testing Limited


Where is Lead?

With its density, workability and corrosion-resistance, lead has a long industrial history and has been used in a wide range of products. Within the construction industry paint is a major source of lead contamination, however, lead is present in a wide variety of materials including varnish, plastics, slate and pipes.

Dangers of Lead

Lead poisoning affects many of the body’s organ systems, including the nervous system, kidneys, cardiovascular, immune and reproduction systems. There is no scientifically agreed safe level of lead.

Paint Toxicity and Risk

An in depth article on paint toxicity and risk assessment, written by us for The Building Conservation Directory 2018.

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