EPA RRP Rule Continues to Recognize LeadCheck® Swabs

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Market Leader in Instant Lead Detection Continues Fight Against Lead Poisoning

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This process has given us greater reach to accomplish our goal and allows us to provide contractors with a low cost, easy to use, and accurate test kit to help them remain in compliance with this important rule.

Hybrivet Systems, Inc. announced that its flagship product, LeadCheck® Swabs, has maintained its status as one of only two EPA-recognized lead test kits under the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP). The rule was put into effect April 22, 2010 in an effort to promote lead-safe practices, something that Hybrivet Systems has been passionate about since their founding in 1987.

“For over 20 years, our goal has been to dramatically reduce lead-poisoning, especially in children where the effects are most severe and permanent,” said Dr. Marcia Stone, Hybrivet President and inventor of LeadCheck®.

After recent EPA testing procedures on LeadCheck® and other manufacturer-submitted kits, results were released to the public on Thursday, July 22nd. There it was determined that no new lead test kits met the stringent criteria, and that LeadCheck® Swabs will continue to play a central role in combating lead-poisoning under the RRP Rule.

“This process has given us greater reach to accomplish our goal and allows us to provide contractors with a low cost, easy to use, and accurate test kit to help them remain in compliance with this important rule,” said Stone. “We’re also excited about the opportunity to help the states that are administering their own lead program, including our home state of Massachusetts.”

About Hybribet Systems
Hybrivet Systems offers a series of instant-read detection kits for the sole purpose of protecting the public from dangerous contaminants and toxins. LeadCheck® Swabs have been featured nationally on Oprah and Dr. Oz, and in prominent news publications such as Newsweek Magazine, USA Today, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe.

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