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    New Alternatives Assessment Study Looks At Lead Wheel Weight Alternatives

(July 2006)

In July of 2005, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requested that the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) conduct a scientific study to assess safer alternatives for the following five toxic or hazardous chemicals, including lead. TURI developed an "alternatives assessment" methodology that was used to evaluate the technical, economic, and environmental, health and safety feasibility of alternatives to the five chemicals for selected uses.

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Download weight weight assessment section one & two (pdf).

The Ecology Center is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization that works for a safe and healthy environment where people live, work and play. For more information go to EcoCenter.org or LeadFreeWheels.org.

Lead Free Wheels is a project of the Ecology Center, a nonprofit organization.