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A little holiday lead detection

By Katy Murphy
Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 at 6:09 pm in families, health, parents, safety.

Wondering if the gifts you’ve bought this year are free of lead and other hazardous elements? The Center for Environmental Health is doing free and instant ”Safe Santa” tests in Oakland and Berkeley this week and next.

If you’re at all curious about what their handy “x-ray fluorescence analyzers” might detect, you can find locations and dates here.


image from karynsig’s site at flickr.com/creativecommons

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