#LeadFreeChina: Noritake

Noritake Stoneware, Made in Japan plate: tested negative for lead! #Woot! Please note: MOST of the vintage Noritake I have tested has been positive for high levels of lead.  When it comes to the relative safety of vintage dishware, you really cannot extrapolate simply from a brand name. To see more safe choices for your family, check […]

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#LeadedChina: Noritake “Dutch Tile”

Today’s “Winner”… Highest lead item tested recently! #Noritake “Gala Cuisine” Japan / “Dutch Tile” 164,700 ppm lead – that’s 16% lead!!! (CPSC hazard level for items intended for children is 90 ppm and higher, vintage dish ware is not regulated for lead content.) For #SaferChoices for dishes for your family, click here.

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Ask Tamara: What personal care products do you use?

Mascara? Eyeliner? Lipstick? Lotion? Toothpaste? Shampoo? Conditioner? Deodorant? Perfume? Soap? So many of my followers have asked me what products I use for personal care products (“…given so many popular brands include toxic ingredients, have questionable quality control and/or ethics… what do YOU use?” – they ask!) My immediate answer is “nothing… on most days I don’t even […]

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EcoLunchBoxes.com: Stainless Divided Plate

Ecolunchboxes Stainless divided plate: #LeadFree. My Amazon Affiliate Link: http://amzn.to/2gqwMIS Tested “non-detect” for lead using an XRF instrument.  FYI: 5,938 parts per million (ppm) Nickle (Ni.) This is a relatively low amount of nickel for something made of stainless steel. Most stainless is about 82,000 ppm nickel. Some stainless from Ikea that I have tested has […]

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