Connecticut General Statutes Title 19A. Public Health and Well-Being § 19a-111c. Abatement of lead in dwellings.  List of encapsulant products.  Regulations

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(a) The owner of any dwelling in which the paint, plaster or other material is found to contain toxic levels of lead and in which children under the age of six reside, shall abate, remediate or manage such dangerous materials consistent with regulations adopted pursuant to this section.  The Commissioner of Public Health shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54,   1 to establish requirements and procedures for testing, remediation, abatement and management of materials containing toxic levels of lead.  For the purposes of this section, “remediation” means the use of interim controls, including, but not limited to, paint stabilization, spot point repair, dust control, specialized cleaning and covering of soil with mulch.

(b) The commissioner shall authorize the use of any liquid, cementitious or flexible lead encapsulant product which complies with an appropriate standard for such products developed by the American Society for Testing and Materials or similar testing organization acceptable to the commissioner for the abatement and remediation of lead hazards.  The commissioner shall maintain a list of all such approved lead encapsulant products that may be used in this state for the abatement and remediation of lead hazards.

(c) (1) The Commissioner of Public Health may adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to regulate paint removal from the exterior of any building or structure where the paint removal project may present a health hazard to neighboring premises.  The regulations may establish:  (A) Definitions, (B) applicability and exemption criteria, (C) procedures for submission of notifications, (D) appropriate work practices, and (E) penalties for noncompliance.

(2) The Commissioner of Public Health may adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to regulate the standards and procedures for testing, remediation, as defined in this section, abatement and management of materials containing toxic levels of lead in any premises.

1  C.G.S.A. § 4-166 et seq.

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