2013 Pokeman Marble Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#Leaded: Glass Pokeman Marble, c. 2013

Pokeman Marble. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. Apprx 36,000 ppm lead (on the “painted” design). The amount of lead considered toxic (and therefore illegal) in a newly manufactured item intended for children (after 2010) is anything with paint or coating testing positive for lead at 90 ppm or higher. I don’t know what […]

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Garrys Milk Lady Lane Farm Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama swabs 5

Testing the paint on a reusable glass milk bottle with a LeadCheck Swab (Video.)

Here’s a little (3-minute) video where I test the paint on a Garry’s milk bottle (Garry’s is an Oregon based company) with a LeadCheck swab. There is also a photo below showing how many swab tests I was able to get out of the liquid from one LeadCheck swab by using q-tips. This picture also […]

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Strauss Creamery Milk Bottles Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#LeadFree: Straus Family Creamery Reusable Glass Milk Bottle

Straus Family Creamery (in Marin County, California) managed to do what other creameries have not managed to do somehow… the black paint on their new (2018) reusable glass bottles is negative for lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) when tested with an XRF instrument! The great thing that this demonstrates is that it is actually possible […]

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Garry's Meadow Fresh Milk - Oregon Milk Bottles painted with lead paint Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Email today to Lady Lane Farm, Garry’s Meadow Fresh Milk – Oregon

Saturday, June 16, 2018 – To: Info@LadyLaneFarm.com – From: TamaraRubin@mac.com – Subject: Your bottles are painted with lead paint – I recently discovered that the red paint on your reusable glass milk bottles is lead paint. It is more than 20,000 ppm lead. – There is no regulation on this at all, so – to […]

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2006 Nursery Songs Xylophone Book Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#Leaded: 2006 Nursery Songs Book With Built In Xylophone

Nursery Songs book with built in xylophone. First published in 2006 by The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, e-mail: publishing@fivemile.com.au. Tested positive as high as 62,500 ppm LEAD!!!!!! (when tested with an XRF instrument.) The component that was the highest lead was the yellow xylophone key. New legislation was signed and put in place in the […]

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