CNN dot com has a feature article about lead on the insulation of Christmas light wire. This protects the wire from UV? Is lead all over over SPT wire that we are running through our hands? Here's how they ended the feature article: So what's the best way to minimize lead exposure from Christmas lights? Experts say only adults should handle the lights. Wear gloves. The lights should be hung out of children's reach. And follow the instructions on the box: "Wash hands after use" Wash hands after handling Christmas lights??????