Is there lead im most electronics?

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    Yes, especially older electronics. Lead was commonly used as a solder material to join metallic surfaces. Because of the negative health effects, however, there have been governmental regulations either to ban the use of lead solder or to encourage the use of non-lead solder.

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    Yes, there is lead. Because of the government regulations described above, products made in the U.S. don’t contain as much lead anymore, but BE CAREFUL: other countries have different standards so if you are buying electronics that were made in China, for example, they will probably contain more lead than the american version of that product. Lead is really only dangerous, though, when the product is deteriorating (like if paint is chipping or dust is accumulating). However, swallowing/eating lead products could be deadly.

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