QUESTION: What other than lead do mirrors have on their backing? - 27 Jul 2007 NSW, Australia
We have read on the internet that mirrors use lead on their backing. I have also read that aluminium is used.
Greatly appreciated if you could clear this up.
ANSWER: 02 Jun 2009
We deeply apologize for the delay in response to your email. We have had a lack of staff who answer the incoming email.
your very good question on lead use in mirrors, I have searched and found that
there are actually lead free mirrors where they use ZINC, and not aluminium,
instead of lead on the backing of mirrors. You may wish to read more about this
on the following website:
MBBS, MD. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
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