3M™ LeadCheck™ Fast Detection

3M LeadCheck Kit – 8 Swabs per Pack

(Authentic swabs like the ones used in the EPA RRP class)

3M™ LeadCheck™ Swabs are EPA recognized when used by a certified renovator to determine if lead-based paint is present on wood and metal. When lead is detected, 3M™ LeadCheck™ Swabs and/or the surface being tested turns pink or red depending on the concentration of lead present. In the vast majority of test situations, results are obtained in less than 30 seconds. When detecting low levels of lead, or lead chromate-containing pigments, results may take longer to develop. Each kit contains test confirmation cards to verify individual test results.

  • Detects lead on most surfaces within 30 seconds
  • Simple to use: just crush, shake and swab. RED MEANS LEAD™!
  • Disposable, no-mess swabs are easy, clean, and contained
  • Test confirmation card to verify results in every kit

3M™ LeadCheck™ Swabs provide an easy solution for lead detection. Easy to use, disposable 3M LeadCheck swabs will work on any surface, instantly turning bright pink when lead is present. 3M LeadCheck swabs are odorless, disposable, and non-staining.

Swab Activation

CRUSH. (Fig 1A and 1B) Squeeze and crush points marked “A” and “B,” located on the barrel of the swab.

SHAKE AND SQUEEZE. (Fig 2)With the swab tip facing down, shake twice and squeeze gently until the yellow liquid comes to the tip of the swab — it’s now activated for testing.

RUB. (Fig 3) While squeezing gently, rub the swab on the test area for 30 seconds. If the tip turns red or pink, lead is present.

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