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Compound plastics using lead stabilizers

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Three plastics compounders at one plant suffered from severe lead poisoning with blood lead concentrations of 159, 114, and 108 ug/dl. Lead sulfate and lead stearate are two of the lead compounds used to manufacture plastic electrical devices. [Hyperlink]

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Manufacturing

Reference Link

Severe lead poisoning in the plastics industry: a ...[Am J Ind Med. 2005] - PubMed Result

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Metals

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