1 The following method is to be used for determining the quantity of lead that is released by a kettle:
(a) prepare the kettle for use in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions;
(b) place 1 L of distilled and deionized water in the kettle;
(c) heat and boil the water in the kettle, for a total of 15 minutes; and
(d) when the water has cooled to room temperature, measure the quantity of lead present in the water in terms of parts per million w/w, calculated on the basis of 1 L of water.
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