[synth-diy] Sorta OT: health risks

patchell patchell at teletrac.com
Sat Nov 13 04:48:35 CET 1999


    You bet.  If there were no health risks, it wouldn't be fun!!!

    Seriously...Breathing the solder flux fumes is a definate not a good
idea.  If you are soldering, don't handle food.  Probably the best way to
avoid getting in lead poisening.  Wash your hands real good after you are
done.

    -Jim

Christopher Jeris wrote:

> Not really on-topic, but relevant, and this crowd oughta know -
>
> Are there any documented long-term health risks from chronic low-level
> exposure to solder, flux fumes, and the other incidenta of do-it-yourself
> electronics?
>
> thanks & peace,
> Chris Jeris

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