#LeadSafe; 1980 Fisher Price Airport

1980 Fisher Price Airport. All components tested. The only component on this toy that was positive for lead was (ironically) the black gas valve (on the gas pump at the back of the toy)! This piece was low lead (even safe by today’s standards!) at 28 +/- 7 ppm lead (Pb.) The amount of lead […]

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#Leaded: 1980 Vintage Fisher Price / Quaker Oats Airport and Plane

Yes it’s hard for some of us to believe that 1980 was 37 years ago! And that 1980 is considered vintage – but let’s set that aside for a moment. ūüôā Each of these items is positive for lead and/or cadmium. ¬†Some at very low levels and others at high levels. Because there are so […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Miniature Tea Set, Made in Taiwan

Miniature Vintage Ceramic Tea Set. Made in Taiwan. Platter: 66 +/- 20 ppm lead. Coffee Pot: 777 +/- 53 ppm lead & 18 +/- 8 ppm cadmium. Tiny creamer: 14,200 +/- 500 ppm lead & 42 +/- 11 ppm cadmium. Tiny teacup: 3,280 +/- 124 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument. ¬†All components tested. […]

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#Leaded: Vintage 1980 Fisher Price / Quaker Oats Toy Radio

1980 Fisher Price toy plastic radio with wind up music box. — Yellow plastic components: 2,087 +/- 55 ppm lead, 20 +/- 10 ppm cadmium, 204 +/- 37 ppm arsenic. — Whit plastic components: 58 +/- 10 ppm lead. 108 +/- 12 ppm cadmium — Blue plastic knob: 22 +/- 7 ppm lead. — Metal […]

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#LeadFree: Stainless Steel Pan, Brand Unknown

Stainless steel pan. Brand unknown. Non-Detect (ND/ Negative) for lead, cadmium, arsenic and mercury. All components tested with an XRF instrument. For those who are interested in stainless steel, this is SS #304 in all components that are metal. ¬†The make up of this SS #304 is 186,400 ppm chromium (Cr), 96,200 ppm nickel (Ni) […]

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