Understanding California AB1953 & Vermont Low-Lead Requirements & Exemptions

California & Vermont Low-Lead Requirements & Exemptions THE SALE, INSTALLATION, OR USE OF NON-COMPLIANT BRASS MATERIAL IN CALIFORNIA OR VERMONT AFTER JANUARY 1, 2010 IS UNLAWFUL Effective January 1, 2010, legislation in California and Vermont prohibited the sale ordistribution of products for use in potable water systems, unless those products are essentially “lead free.” While the standards in the laws in those states vary slightly, both states define “lead free for these purposes as: • not more than 0.2 percent lead when used with respect to solder and flux, and• “not more than a weighted average of 0.25 percent when used with respect to the wettedsurfaces” of pipes and pipe fittings, plumbing fittings, and fixtures. Upon your request, we can provide you with a copy of Section 116875 of the California Health& Safety Code, as well as the Vermont low-lead

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What is MTR ( Mill Test Report) for material’s chemical and physical properties?

A mill test report (MTR) and often also called a certified mill test report, certified material test report, mill test certificate (MTC), inspection certificate, certificate of test, or a host of other names, is a quality assurance document used in Fanovo that certifies a material’s chemical and physical properties and states a product made of metal (steel, aluminum, brass or other alloys) complies with an international standards organization (such as ANSI, ASME, etc.) specific standards. Mill here refers to an industry which manufactures and processes raw materials. One MTC must contain the following information: steel mill’s name, heat number, batch number, final test result, steel pipe dimension (steel pipe diameter, wall thickness, length), quantity, steel grade, standard/specification, chemical analysis composition results, mechanical test properties results. If applicable, there also should be hydro test result, UT result, hardness test result, CVN impact results, metal graphic result etc. Usually mill

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