Table 1: Final Human Health State of the Science Report on Lead

Table 1. Estimate of the uses of lead and lead compounds in Canada between 2005 and 2007 as reported by Natural Resources Canada
LEAD USETable 1 footnote 1 2005 2006 2007
Primary RecycledTable 1 footnote 2 Total Primary RecycledTable 1 footnote 2 Total Primary RecycledTable 1 footnote 2 Total

Source: Panagapko 2009.

Table 1 footnotes

Table 1 footnote 1

Available data, as reported by users.

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Table 1 footnote 2

Includes all remelt scrap lead used to make antimonial lead. Note: this survey is currently suspended by Natural Resources Canada. Numbers may not add to totals owing to rounding error.

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Table 1 footnote 3

X: undisclosed, Confidential Business Information.

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Table 1 footnote 4

–: indicates nil.

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Lead used for or in the production of (tonnes):
Antimonial Lead XTable 1 footnote 3 X 34 241 X X 30 532 X X 33 565
Batteries and battery oxides X X X 1366 X X X X X
Chemical uses; white lead, red lead, litharge, tetraethyl lead, etc. X -Table 1 footnote 4 X 3868 - X X - X
Copper alloys, brass, bronze, etc. X X 12 6 X 9 - X X
Lead alloys (tonnes):
Solders X X X 180 X X X X X
Others (including babbitt, type metals, etc.) X X X 268 X X X X X
Semi-finished products (tonnes):
Pipe, sheet, traps, bends, blocks for caulking, ammunition, etc. X X X 2999 X X X X X
Other lead products 2496 2119 4615 2154 2704 4858 1491 2512 4003
Total 28 633 39 433 68 066 18 577 29 851 48 428 19 921 36 591 56 512
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