ASTM E2115 - 06

    Standard Guide for Conducting Lead Hazard Assessments of Dwellings and of Other Child-Occupied Facilities

    Active Standard ASTM E2115 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.23

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.12


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers how to conduct, document and report findings of a lead hazard assessment of dwellings and of other child-occupied facilities.

    1.2 Procedures for assessment of personal items, such as toys, dishes, and hobby materials that may contribute to elevated lead levels in blood are not included in this guide.

    1.3 Procedures for random sampling of units within dwellings having multiple units are not included.

    1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

    1.5 This guide contains notes, which are explanatory, and are not part of the mandatory requirements of this guide.

    1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D4840 Guide for Sample Chain-of-Custody Procedures

    E631 Terminology of Building Constructions

    E1605 Terminology Relating to Lead in Buildings

    E1613 Test Method for Determination of Lead by Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (ICP-AES), Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (FAAS), or Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (GFAAS) Techniques

    E1644 Practice for Hot Plate Digestion of Dust Wipe Samples for the Determination of Lead

    E1645 Practice for Preparation of Dried Paint Samples by Hotplate or Microwave Digestion for Subsequent Lead Analysis

    E1726 Practice for Preparation of Soil Samples by Hotplate Digestion for Subsequent Lead Analysis

    E1727 Practice for Field Collection of Soil Samples for Subsequent Lead Determination

    E1728 Practice for Collection of Settled Dust Samples Using Wipe Sampling Methods for Subsequent Lead Determination

    E1729 Practice for Field Collection of Dried Paint Samples for Subsequent Lead Determination

    E1753 Practice for Use of Qualitative Chemical Spot Test Kits for Detection of Lead in Dry Paint Films

    E1864 Practice for Evaluating Quality Systems of Organizations Conducting Facility and Hazard Assessments for Lead in Paint, Dust, Airborne Particulate, and Soil in and around Buildings and Related Structures

    E1979 Practice for Ultrasonic Extraction of Paint, Dust, Soil, and Air Samples for Subsequent Determination of Lead

    E2051 Practice for the Determination of Lead in Paint, Settled Dust, Soil and Air Particulate by Field-Portable Electroanalysis

    E2119 Practice for Quality Systems for Conducting In Situ Measurements of Lead Content in Paint or Other Coatings Using Field-Portable X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) Devices

    E2239 Practice for Record Keeping and Record Preservation for Lead Hazard Activities

    E2252 Practice for Selection of Lead Hazard Reduction Methods for Identified Risks in Residential Housing or Child Occupied Facilities

    Other Documents

    GuidelinesfortheEval June 1995, revised September 1997 (HUD Guidelines) Available from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 451 7th Street S. W., Washington DC 20210.


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101714(Lead)


    DOI: 10.1520/E2115-06

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