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BrassCraft® Service Parts Already Compliant to 2014 No-Lead Legislation


NOVI, MI – BrassCraft® Service Parts is a leading supplier of plumbing products offering over 3,000 genuine OEM and non-OEM quality plumbing repair/replacement parts. The BrassCraft® Service Parts program includes replacement parts for virtually every widely distributed brand of faucet, shower, tub or toilet.

As of January 4, 2014, Federal Public Law 111-380 prohibits the sale of plumbing fixtures with a wetted surface area containing more than a weighted average of 0.25% lead. BrassCraft® Service Parts SKUs have been 100% compliant to the legislation, including its extensive line of water saving faucet aerators, since January 1, 2013.

BrassCraft® Service Parts is meeting the new no-lead law head on with its knowledgeable customer service staff, its new compliant catalog, and its full line of 100% compliant faucet repair SKUs.

“There are considerable consequences as the industry adheres to this new law. For example, this law applies to all products in the distribution chain making many current products obsolete after the January 4, 2014 deadline”, said George Werner, Vice President of Retail Sales/Wholesale Service Parts Sales. “In the service parts category, no faucet repair components used in potable water applications can be sold or installed after January 4, 2014 unless they meet the legal definition of 0.25% lead in wetted surfaces. This requirement in the law will have significant implications to our customers’ inventory well before the law takes effect. BrassCraft® Service Parts is proud to say that we are already well in advance of the deadline”, added Werner.

About BrassCraft:
BrassCraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of products for use in the new construction and repair/remodel markets. The Company’s promise to these markets: Committed to Quality – Driven by Innovation, is reflected in the thousands of high-quality plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft® brand. Founded in 1946, BrassCraft Manufacturing is an international corporation headquartered in Novi, Michigan, with manufacturing and distribution facilities in the USA and around the globe.

Geri Kostello

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