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Testing for lead in alcohol

I want to test for lead in alcohol rather than water. The reason for this is that I have many antique crystal decanters and flasks. Crystal is made with lead oxide (PbO) added to the glass. Normally ...
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what replaced lead-based pigments? [closed]

In the 1960s and before, even black and white letters had some lead from the actual metallic letters used by typesetters -- some rubbed off. Same thing with books printed before 1970 or so and ...