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Paint, Varnish and Water Testing for lead

Lead is often found in old paint, varnish, and household dust and dirt, in homes or apartments built before 1978. Public Health Madison & Dane County's lab offers testing for lead in paint, varnish and water. The cost to test each sample is $20.

More information about lead

Key Contacts
WI Occupational Health Lab: Lead Dust Wipe Samples: (608) 224-6210

Information on lead paint hazards, hazard control measures & paint chip testing: (608) 266-4821