Dirty Brass Warning
WARNING – This product can expose you to
chemicals including lead and lead compounds, which are known to the State of
California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to
to the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), chronic
exposure to lead in adults is associated with impaired kidney function, high
blood pressure, nervous system and neurobehavioral effects, cognitive
dysfunction later in life, and subtle cognitive effects attributed to prenatal
exposure. Pregnant women need to be
especially concerned with reducing blood lead levels since this can have
serious impact on the developing fetus.
effects of exposure to lead include adverse effects on cognitive functions, adverse
effects on sperm/semen quality and delayed conception, cognitive aging,
deficits in visuomotor dexterity, lower reaction times, and attention
deficit. At higher blood lead levels, symptoms
can include headache, fatigue, sleep disturbance, joint pain, myalgia,
anorexia, and constipation, acute effects such as convulsions, coma, and in
some cases, death, to more chronic conditions such as anemia, peripheral
neuropathy, interstitial kidney fibrosis, and severe abdominal cramping.
appropriate precautions to reduce the risk of exposure, including but not
limited to the following: Do Not Eat, Drink or Smoke When Handling. Do Not Remove Dust By Blowing or Shaking.
Dispose of Lead Contaminated Wash Water in Accordance with Applicable Local,
State, or Federal Regulations. Use
proper hygiene and take precautions not to transfer lead dust from shell
casings via your skin, hair, clothes or shoes to other surfaces or other people.
additional information regarding lead exposure and precautions, see the