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Using filter paper makes lead testing faster and easier!

Before a provider can use filter paper, they must obtain an facility ID from the state lab, please call the lab to obtain this ID. After obtaining a facility ID, a provider can request filter paper and supplies if needed. The form to order filter paper and supplies is posted below, it also includes the lab's phone number in case you need to request a facility ID. If you have any questions on how to preform the filter paper test, please do not hesitate to call our program at the contact information listed below.


Contact Information

Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Prevention Program
1000 SW Jackson St. Suite 330
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: (866)-UNLEADEDKS
Fax: 785-296-5594

Tom Langer, Director - 785-296-5606, tlanger@kdheks.gov
Sherry Martell, Case Management Coordinator - 785-368-7387, smartell@kdheks.gov