How to choose the tap

    Recently, some media reports, a number of well-known brands of copper faucet are lead, and the amount of precipitation of lead exceeded the national standard. For a time, tap lead precipitation event has become the focus of attention.
    Why does the faucet lead content exceeds the standard? "Now the faucet main raw materials are copper, but copper and the cost is relatively high. Therefore, some manufacturers in order to reduce the cost, the use of the poor recovery of copper, may contain impurities, so the content of lead may will be higher, do not exclude the possibility that some shoddy manufacturers." Jiaxing Zhejiang inspection and Quarantine Bureau, said the inspection staff. At present, a number of international brands by OEM production mode, quality is not easy to control, some of the big brands and even the existence of Shanzhai phenomenon of goods, especially the faucet of online shopping, more difficult to guarantee quality.
    Control faucet lead content is not excessive, the first product of the material is better, followed by advanced washing process, third, but also through the environmentally friendly lead-free plating process. After these processes, the cost of a faucet will be greatly increased.
    To tell you a few controls on the lead content of the tap:
    Try to let go of the water overnight
    Because the tap itself will accumulate some water, a long time will be absorbing heavy metal. Generally speaking, the next day before use to accumulate overnight tap, tap water to let go, and then use the.
    Look carefully before buying
    Buy faucets, should carefully check the faucet electroplating quality, good plating shiny as a mirror, with hand in the surface press, handprint trace will soon disappear; in addition, consumers the best to the sales staff to ask for product testing report, brand identity and after-sales service card, if the detection report identified qualified products, rest assured that use.