: not containing lead
lead-free gasoline

Examples of lead-free in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Drinking water at 1 in 4 California child-care centers tests dangerously high for lead May 18, 2023 If lead levels are exceeded, the bill requires schools or educational agencies to notify parents and guardians, shut down the outlet, and find an alternative source of lead-free drinking water. Dorany Pineda, Los Angeles Times, 16 Sep. 2023 The scent contains notes of pumpkin, cinnamon, vanilla, and cedar, and it’s made of natural soy wax with a lead-free cotton wick. Staff Author, Southern Living, 27 Aug. 2023 David Kong, an entrepreneur and oenophile, has brought fine handblown lead-free crystal stemware to tables in restaurants, and now homes, at more moderate prices by eliminating the middlemen and selling directly. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 14 Aug. 2023 These versatile, universal glasses are hand-blown from lead-free crystal at extra-high temperatures. Laura Denby, Peoplemag, 16 July 2023 Note that California, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York require lead-free weight substitutes, chiefly for small weights under one ounce, or lead weights that may be small enough to be eaten by fish or game. Bob McNally, Outdoor Life, 29 Aug. 2019 It’s made with a thick polyurethane — a solid plastic that is strong with some flexibility, and a lead-free brass ring. Rennie Dyball, Peoplemag, 28 June 2023 Unlike some other options out there, it's made with FDA-grade polyurethane and lead-free brass fittings, meaning the hose itself is safe to drink out of. Jamie Weissman, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 June 2023 Even if every yard is lead-free, parkways contaminated with lead still pose an unacceptable threat to the health of kids living in these neighborhoods. Tony Briscoe, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2023 See More

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“Lead-free.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead-free. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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