Given the recent history of lead paint in children's toys! I wonder how reliable those same Chinese factories can be for these components? Giving up our manufacturing capabilities and handing them over to the Chinese (along with the rest of the world) is the biggest economic long-term blunder in the history of mankind. We will pay for this short-sightedness for 100 years. But I digress, sorry--had to vent.
Not sure the Feds makes much difference, didn't all the mfgs switch over because CA market is too large to ignore and having two product lines with and w/o lead doesn't make sense economically? But in any case, what's the downside of LF? Do y'all not like it just b/c it seems unnecessary? Or did prices go up?