[Clayart] Toxic chemicals.

Terry Lazaroff terrylazaroff at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 23:00:30 EDT 2019

Well said Paul.

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> On Aug 22, 2019, at 2:24 PM, Paul Lewing <pjlewing at comcast.net> wrote:
> This is a HUGE problem for china painters and for getting clay artists to take up china painting.  China paints have lead in them.  There are lead-free and low-lead versions but everyone agrees that they’re not as good.  
> However, there are several very good reasons why the lead in china paints will not hurt you if you take some really simple common sense precautions.  But there are large numbers of people, even those supposedly educated about ceramics, who clap their hands over their ears and run screaming from the room at the mere mention of the word lead.  Won’t even listen to the explanations.  I’m sure I could go into their houses and studios and find a dozen things that will kill them much faster than lead, but that makes no difference.
> Paul Lewing
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