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Questions & Answers 2008 January - June

  1. Can you lead poison yourself or family with 60/40 solder for electronics hobby or by touching electrical cords?

  2. How do I purchase a lead test kit?

  3. How much of a risk is lead dust on interior surfaces from automobile paint restoration?

  4. Contractors in Perth for ceiling dust
     removal from a factory

  5. Basic calculations to help lead poisoned people get lead into perspective

  6. Is there a recall list of toys for pets?

  7. Information on the incidence of lead poisoning or blood lead testing in Canada

  8. Data on lead in crimp beads, spacers, clasps for jewellery, in PVC miniblinds & lunch bags

  9. zinc map drawer from 1940's, could this be a lead hazard?

  10. How to dispose of old lead aprons

  11. Lead poisoning and intellectual impairment in children

  12. Is 10 rounds of .38 ammunition fired outdoors enough to cause concern for the unborn child?

  13. Information on lead free & environmentally safe fishing sinker material

  14. Will Oral therapy with EDTA plus mega C and selenium etc dissolve the plaque within the arteries of my brain?

  15. Are there any lead-free Diving Weights on the market in Australia or overseas?

  16. Ceiling dust removal services available in Melbourne, Victoria?

  17. Are your products lead free, including the paints?

  18. Seeking financial assistance for home lead abatement

  19. Please get a blood lead test before deciding to continue copper foiling or lead lighting

  20. Australian legislation dealing with artists use of white lead paint

  21. Childhood lead poisoning especially lead education prevention programs

  22. Relationships between LiPSA, The LEAD Group and US organizations

  23. Is it possible to receive an informal sample of LeadCheck kits?

  24. Chasing down medical problems in my family after growing up in Port Pirie

  25. "white metal" miniature figurines made of lead/tin, how can I use them safely?

  26. The most recent statistics that you have on lead poisoning in Australia

  1. Different asbestos mines produce asbestos containing different lead levels

  2. Global Lead Advice & Support Service volunteer position of data entry

  3. Are leadlight kitchen cupboards safe on either side of the cook top?

  4. Only lead-related links are added to The LEAD Group's website

  5. Planning to purchase zinc directly from Australia

  6. Emails from 3 potential new volunteers

  7. I require information about lead mining for a school project

  8. Will adding lime with 1ppm lead in it, add too much lead to our rainwater tank drinking water?

  9. What's the best payment method to purchase the home testing kit for $100?

  10. How can we have our Perth tankwater tested for heavy metal contamination?

  11. Can lead from lead crystal contaminate other items like metal jewellery, that come into contact with it?

  12. Mobile decontamination units for site works in a refinery setting for lead removal and abatement

  13. Should lead be exported through Fremantle port in WA?

  14. Photo of lead smelters, possibly by Professor Gulson

  15. Could lead diving weights contaminate pool water?

  16. What would be best to temporarily cover up flaking paint?

  17. Acceptable blood-lead levels for employees working in the demolition of a redundant mine

  18. POCD portable point of care blood lead level analyser - the LeadCare II analyser

  19. Assignment on how to separate lead from waterways

  20. Advice re: soil testing for lead

  21. Resuspension of urban soils as a persistent source of lead poisoning in children

  22. Where would I get an accurate test for lead?

  23. Connection between myopathy, elevated CKemia and a young child's elevated blood lead level

  24. Correction for historical review of Lead

  25. Can lead be found in the honey of Leptospermum?

  26. Spooked by lead dust health concern and left Mt Isa

  27. Information on the Green Machine to retrieve lead shot from shooting ranges

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