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'For a long time in our history, using lead in the production of various everyday items was fairly common. This had a lot to do with how easy it was to make. It really wouldn’t have been that odd to go into a well-to-do 17th-century home and eat off of a lead plate or pour water from a lead jug.
Eventually people realized it was toxic, and its use declined. Flash forward to the 21st century: lead may not be in as many things, but it’s still a threat, so here are 8 horrible things you should know about this dangerous compound.'