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#Leaded: Handle to Main Door for San Francisco Middle School

Middle school door metal handle (touched by hundreds of children every single day!), positive for lead at 59,100 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered TOXIC for an item intended to be used by children on a regular basis (like a toy) is anything 90 parts […]

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Leaded Household: Door Handles

 “Iron”* door pulls: Curved handle: 9,500 ppm lead • Thumb latch (worn): 11,100 ppm lead • Flat back plate: 28,200 ppm lead *leaded brass finished to look like iron. • • •  Learn More about XRF Testing here. See more items I have tested with an XRF here: #XRFTesting. Lead-free door knobs are readily available, […]

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