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Old 05-08-2008, 05:03 AM   #1
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I have seen a lot of projects using soldered copper fittings on either cold side aparatus (cfc) as well as hot side aparatus (siphon tube on bottom of kettles). I am sure this is lead free, but I still question the safety/inertness of this material. does leaching occur at all?

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Old 05-08-2008, 05:13 AM   #2
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Plumbing solder is intended for drinking water applications. It is safe and effective.

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