Lead-Free Requirements

Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co.® complies with the 2014 Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act. Find out more about what we have done to comply with the law and see our official lead-free statement below.


Safe Drinking Water

Knowing that the water you drink is clean and safe is important. Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. is prepared to meet or exceed the requirements of any applicable law pertaining to safe drinking water. We have reviewed our entire product line and where needed, we have made changes to comply with lead-free legislation.

Smith Lead-Free Statement


Certified Lead-Free

When you specify one of our lead-free hose valves, water hammer arresters, or trap primers, we want you to be confident that you are providing products that comply with lead-free legislation That is why our lead-free products are third party certified by IAPMO. Click here to see our compliance with the lead-free law.

Lead-Free Law


USA Requirements

Lead Free Law (US Senate Bill S.3874) passed and was signed by the President on January 04, 2011 with the effective date of January 04, 2014. This Federal Law mandates the wetted surface of pipe, fixture and fittings sold for or installed in potable water applications conveying potable water for the purpose of drinking and/or cooking purposes, not contain more than 0.25% lead by weight.

Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. Automatic Trap Primer, Water Hammer Arresters, and Bent Nose Hose Valves with Flange are in compliance with the Compliance and Lead Plumbing Law. View all lead-free products by clicking the link below

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