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Twig - Oil Products: Leaded and unleaded petrol

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In USA in the 1970s, 200,000 tonnes of lead was added to petrol every year. Now leaded petrol for cars is banned. Discover the dangers of tetraethyl lead in petrol.

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group work

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TeacherStudent

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14 to Teacher

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In USA in the 1970s, 200,000 tonnes of lead was added to petrol every year. Now leaded petrol for cars is banned. Discover the dangers of tetraethyl lead in petrol.

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This video was produced by the award-winning online resource  Twig, and is part of a set of freely available chemistry videos.