[JN] Dishwasher health contamination

Hans Hedal hans.hedal at post.cybercity.dk
Wed Jun 5 07:47:09 CDT 2019


The next thing I would consider is

 1. if the metal parts were pre-treated (tinned) with a lead/tin alloy
    (similar to tin solder)
 2. and the possibility that some small amount of this will be deposited
    in your dishwasher.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_poisoning


Hans


Den 05-06-2019 kl. 13:43 skrev Hans Hedal via Sound:
> Some years ago I bought some vintage NOS 50s/60s tube sockets.
> When I received them, I found out, they had cadmium plated metal parts 
> according to their vintage spec sheets.
> Then I quickly got rid of them
>
> So one thing I would make sure first is, that the metal parts are not 
> cadmium plated or have traces of cadmium:
>
>     "In the 1950s and 1960s industrial exposure to cadmium was high"
>     "Cadmium (Cd) is an extremely toxic industrial and environmental
>     pollutant classified as a human carcinogen"
>     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadmium_poisoning
>
>
> Hans
>
>
> Den 05-06-2019 kl. 07:48 skrev David Crittle via Sound:
>> Hey Joes
>>
>> I have several hundred NOS (1950s?) Amphenol 78S8 tubes sockets.
>> Tarnish makes it a bit  hard to solder. I have hear that a cycle
>> through the dishwasher can clean them up.
>>
>> Got them neatly strung up on tie wire ready to go, but ...
>>
>> My concerns related to hazardous substances issues.
>>
>> Maybe ultra sonic cleaner instead. However i do have a dishwasher, and
>> i don't have an ultrasonic cleaner
>>
>> Any ideas/thoughts/suggestions/facts/opinions/experience ?
>>
>> David Crittle in Wagga Wagga
>
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