Physical contract specifications

LME Lead

Quality Lead of 99.97% purity (minimum) must conform to the chemical composition one of the following standards:
BS EN 12659:1999 - Permitted grades: material numbers PB970R, PB985R and PB990R
GB/T 469/2005 - Permitted grades: 99.970%, 99.985%, 99.990% and 99.994%
ASTM B29-03 (2009) - Permitted grades: 99.97% and 99.995%
Shape  Ingots 
Lot size  25 tonnes 
Warrant  25 tonnes (2% either more or less)
Brands  All lead deliverable against LME contracts must be of an LME-approved brand


LME Lead contract specifications

This is a summary of the contract specifications. For full contract specification details, please refer to the LME Rulebook and for other information, please refer to our disclaimer page. 

Note that all contracts are subject to the LME’s rules and regulations and LME Clear span margining.