is lead tape dangerous to touch?

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  1. Hewitt Aussie

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    Um, i just got some lead tape, and i touched it the whole time i was putting the first strip on. I hope im o.k. But what does it do to your health? Is it dangerous, and what do you use to put the lead tape on?
     
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  2. A.T.S.

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    Well not anymore because they coat it with something to protect the user, unless you got lead tape from a hardware store, then I can't gaurantee anything but if it's a tennis company's lead tape then your be fine.
     
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  3. Dangus

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    Just don't eat it and you should be fine.

    As a precaution, wash your hands after handling lead tape.
     
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  4. Gmedlo

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    Don't stick your hands in your mouth or touch yourself for long periods of time.
     
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  5. Zets147

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    handling lead tape in california will give you cancer.
     
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  6. Dangus

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    Yes, but only in the state of California. Everywhere else, you're safe.
     
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  7. iplaybetter

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    some how a little bell is going off in my head but i just cant figure out why
     
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  8. tbini87

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    you should be fine handling lead tape. i have not had any health problems YET... and i live in CA!!!
     
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  9. koopa_troopa

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    Don't worry. Your hair may fall out, but you will be ok, just bald. It only takes a few months for it to grow back.
     
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  10. kirbster123

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    youll be fine
     
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  11. Zets147

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    besides, statistics have shown that 73% of women would rather go out with a bald guy vs a normal guy with hair.
     
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  12. Michelangelo

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    Yes! Many things are okay in other states immediately become not okay (even life threatening or fatal) once cross the state border line.

    Anyway, I think licking envelope flap & stamp will make you die sooner.
     
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