Trim By Design, Inc. to begin shipping products in compliance with California AB 1953 by the 3rd quarter of 2009.
California's AB 1953 specifies that pipe, fittings and fixtures used to convey drinking water will be limited to a weighed average lead content of 0.25% on wetted surfaces.
Products affected by AB 1953 include all devices at the point-of-use that are intended to dispense water for human consumption, such as kitchen faucets, bar faucets, manual lavatory faucets, supply stops, lavatory risers, bubblers, glass fillers, and pot fillers.
Products must comply by Jan. 1, 2010.
Products not affected by this legislation include electronic faucets, shower, laundry, service sink and laboratory fittings designed for purposes other than dispensing water for human consumption.
It does not distinguish between residential and commercial uses.
Products must receive certification from an independent ANSI-approved, third-party testing organization.