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Lead in power cords?
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I got a Toshiba port replicator today, and packed in the box was a small slip of yellow paper with tiny print that read:
WARNING: Handling the cord on this product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproducive harm. Wash hands after handling.
One way or another, this is stupid. Either there actually is a risk of harm, and why does the manufacturer make the power cords that way, or there is not, and why put alarming notices in our faces?
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