Lead free means It doesn't contain lead. Lead is a heavy metal with atomic number 82. If ingested, lead is poisonous to animals, including humans. It damages the nervous system and causes brain disorders. Excessive lead also causes blood disorders in mammals.
Our taps and mixers are absolutely completely free of lead, nickel, zinc, chromium, tin, and other heavy metals which have been conclusively proven to cause cancer and other health related problems!.
* Metal taps are predominantly made from brass.
* an alloy of copper and zinc with lead content of 2-8%.
* Even modern brass alloys such as DZR Brass (Dezincification resistant).
* contain unwanted elements like arsenic. Arsenic is notoriously poisonous.