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Offline canadave

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does steel contain lead?
« on: Yesterday at 09:16:17 AM »
Just read in a few places online that some alloys of "mild steel" (the type used in A36 and, if you're in Canada, 44W steel) may contain small amounts of lead as part of the alloy.  Is this true, and if so, does it pose a health threat for pizzamaking use?
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Online shuboyje

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Re: does steel contain lead?
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 09:44:57 AM »
A mixture of vinegar and peroxide is commonly used to remove surface lead from brass.  A quick Google says the same should work for steel if you are concerned.