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 […]
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.
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 […]
Note: this is a rare non-lead-related post! #JustForFun #AskTamara: This question came up on Facebook in a group of mom-friends: Q. What do you have in your emergency bag in the car? A. Since we don’t own a car, I keep stuff in my bike bag. Here’s some of the things I keep in my […]
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 […]