use of lead containing alloys to joing copper pipes Home › Forums › Archives › Old Bulletin Board Archives › use of lead containing alloys to joing copper pipes This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 22 years, 4 months ago by Warren. Viewing 1 reply thread Author Posts 26 Jun 1998 at 5:37 pm #281734 Marcia Kimble Is there a piece of legistration or an Australian Standard which forbids one to use soft solder containing lead to join copper pipes used for potable water ? 27 Jun 1998 at 10:18 am #303801 Warren I dont know the answer but with all the inexpensive lead-free solders available why would you want too? Just curious. Author Posts Viewing 1 reply thread The forum ‘Old Bulletin Board Archives’ is closed to new topics and replies.