Monthly Archives: August 2011

Should stained glass hobbyists be concerned about lead poisoning?

Yes, to put it bluntly.  We’ve seen many posts and replies on stained glass blogs and forums stating that “lead exposure isn’t that big of a deal”.  We feel that your safety and health are “big deals”.  If we could we’d respond to them all like this:
Safety is definitely an issue when dealing with toxic [...]

Lead in the Local News

As a mother, I am always conscious of the health of my children.  Two news articles in the Miami Herald caught my attention and deserve comment.  The first concerns children’s toys. The Consumer Product Safety Commission just lowered the amount of lead that is allowed in toys and other children’s product sold in the U.S.  [...]