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AB-100 Drinking water: endpoint devices: lead content.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 18, 2021


SECTION 1.

 Section 116876 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

116876.
 (a) Commencing January 1, 2023, a person shall not manufacture, and offer for sale in the state, an endpoint device intended to convey or dispense water for human consumption that leaches more than one microgram of lead for test statistic Q or R, when normalized for a first draw sample up to or equal to one liter in volume, as calculated in accordance with the 2020 NSF International Standard 61, which became effective in the year 2020, and certified by an American National Standards Institute-accredited third party.
(b) Commencing July 1, 2023, a person shall not introduce into commerce or offer for sale in the state an endpoint device intended to convey or dispense water for human consumption that leaches more than one microgram of lead for test statistic Q or R, when normalized for a first draw sample up to or equal to one liter in volume, as calculated in accordance with the 2020 NSF International Standard 61, which became effective in the year 2020, and certified by an American National Standards Institute-accredited third party.
(c) The consumer-facing product packaging or product labeling of an endpoint device intended to convey or dispense water for human consumption that meets the “lead free” standard specified in subdivision (e) of Section 116875 and does not leach more than one microgram of lead for test statistic Q or R, when normalized for a first draw sample up to or equal to one liter in volume, as calculated in accordance with the 2020 NSF International Standard 61, which became effective in the year 2020, and certified by an American National Standards Institute-accredited third party, shall indicate that compliance by including the lettering “NSF/ANSI/CAN 61: Q ≤ 1” in an easily identifiable manner.
(d) (1) For purposes of this section, “endpoint device” means a single device, such as a plumbing fitting, fixture, or faucet, that is typically installed within the last one liter of the water distribution system of a building. An endpoint device includes all of the following:
(A) Remote chillers.
(B) Lavatory faucets.
(C) Bar faucets.
(D) Kitchen faucets.
(E) Hot and cold water dispensers.
(F) Drinking fountains.
(G) Drinking fountain bubblers.
(H) Water coolers.
(I) Glass fillers.
(J) Residential refrigerator ice makers.
(2) An endpoint device does not include either of the following:
(A) Devices specifically exempted from section nine, “Mechanical Plumbing Devices,” of the 2020 NSF International Standard 61, which became effective in the year 2020.
(B) Devices the 2020 NSF International Standard 61, which became effective in the year 2020, subjects to a different lead leaching standard or normalization requirement than that specified in subdivision (a).