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326B.439 BAN ON LEAD IN PLUMBING.

Lead pipe, solders and flux containing more than 0.2 percent lead, and pipes and pipe fittings containing more than eight percent lead shall not be used in any plumbing installation which conveys a potable water supply. A Minnesota seller of lead solder, except for a seller whose primary business is contracting in plumbing, heating, and air conditioning, shall not sell any solder containing 0.2 percent lead unless the seller displays a sign which states,

"Contains Lead

Minnesota law prohibits the use of this solder in any

plumbing installation which is connected to a potable water

supply."