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CPSC Says Home Lead Tests Unreliable

CPSC Says Home Lead Tests Unreliable
By: Heartland News

The Consumer Product Safety Commission sends out a new warning that home-testing kits for lead are unreliable.

Out of 104 test results, more than half were false negatives, meaning lead was present but didn't show up on the test.

The commission says the home tests should not be used to evaluate the safety of a toy.

View the entire report. 

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