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What are the health hazards of lead paint on cast iron radiators used for heating?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 20, 2012 01:00 AM
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we have a home built in the 30's that uses a boiler system that provides heat for the house. the radiators are painted, most likely before 1972 and contain lead. Will toxic fumes be produced when heat is applied to the radiators?




 

 

we have a home built in the 30's that uses a boiler system that provides heat for the house. the radiators are painted, most likely before 1972 and contain lead. Will toxic fumes be produced when heat is applied to the radiators?

Ron,

Thank you for your question concerning lead paint on the radiators in your home.  Cast iron radiators were used for steam and hot water heat. Neither produces heat high enough...



 

 

 
 
 

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