3M™ Leadcheck™ swabs provide an easy solution for lead detection. Easy to use, disposable 3M™ Leadcheck™ swabs will work on any surface, instantly turning bright pink when lead is present. 3M™ Leadcheck™ swabs are odorless, disposable and non-staining.
Identify sources of lead in your home and how to keep your family safe. Lead is a highly toxic metal that was used for many years in products found in and around our homes. Lead may cause a range of health effects, from behavioral problems and learning disabilities, to seizures and death. Children 6 years old and under are most at risk, because their bodies are growing quickly.