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55 Pa. Code § 3290.75. Paint.

§ 3290.75. Paint.

 (a)  Peeled or damaged paint or damaged plaster is not permitted on indoor or outdoor surfaces in the child care space.

 (b)  When indoor or outdoor surfaces are repaired or when new indoor or outdoor surfaces are painted, the paint may not contain more than .06% lead.

 (c)  Children may not be present during removal of paint from the indoor or outdoor surfaces of a facility.

 (d)  Abrasive removal methods which include dry sanding, electrical sanding, sandblasting, open flame burning or a removal process that permits the release of leaded particulate material into the environment are prohibited.

 (e)  Child care may resume when the removal process is completed and when accompanying debris is removed.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3290.25 (relating to waivers).

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