Public health and environmental benefits of adopting lead-free solders

@article{Ogunseitan2007PublicHA,
  title={Public health and environmental benefits of adopting lead-free solders},
  author={Oladele A. Ogunseitan},
  journal={JOM},
  year={2007},
  volume={59},
  pages={12-17}
}
After more than 7,000 years of wide-spread use, lead is figuratively sinking in contemporary industrial ecology and global societal commerce. But, despite the long research history of documenting the detrimental impacts of lead use, and of legislative initiatives to phase lead out of various products and processes, the United States currently has no federal mandate comparable to the European Union’s “restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment… 

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