The Effects of Lead in Our Natural Environment Presented by: Beth Campbell & Lucie Watkins 4/28/2004 Introduction Lead poisoning is a serious health hazard that, while steadily decreasing, exists in many cities throughout the nation.
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In order to adequately test the paint chips, the internal layers of the paint must be exposed.
After dipping swab into the solution, lightly rub paint chip for approximately one minute.
If the swab produces negative results, rub tested swab onto a confirmation strip.
If the confirmation strip turns brown, results on swab test are correct.