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 RE: crystal mouthpiece lead content
Author: Fred McKenzie 
Date:   1999-08-07 15:39

Robert Barnard wrote:
A question came up during a master class I was attending concerning crystal mouthpieces and the possibility of the crystal containing lead, thus producing a health hazard.


I read somewhere that lead in glass could be a problem if a liquid was stored in it for a long period. If so, this might be extended to a mouthpiece because of the cumulative time it would be in contact with your saliva over many years of use - assuming it did contain lead. I don't think all crystal is "lead" crystal.

But, are you sure it is really made of glass? I understood that most were actually made of a clear, hard epoxy-like resin.

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