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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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#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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#LeadFree: Glass Starkey Brand Spring Water Bottle

Clear glass spring water bottle, Starkey brand. Tested with an XRF instrument. Non-detect for Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Arsenic (As) and Cadmium (Cd.) Thanks to Derek Robinson for donating and supporting this post! For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here. To make a contribution in support of my independent consumer goods testing and lead […]

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#LeadFree: Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow Glass Baby Bottle

Dr. Brown’s Baby Bottle. All components of this product tested negative (non-detect/ND) for lead when tested with an XRF instrument, however two components did test positive for trace levels of cadmium (considered safe by all current .standards) XRF Test Results: Cadmium Readings: Glass Bottle: 9+/-5 ppm. Nipple: 14 +/- 5 ppm. All other components were […]

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Green Glass Water Bottle: Mountain Valley

Mountain Valley Spring Water Green Glass Water Bottle: 86 ppm lead (Pb.) and 11 ppm cadmium (Cd.) This is typical of a lot of the modern tinted glass water bottles I have tested. I personally look for clear glass water bottles when possible. If you appreciate what I do, the simplest way you can help […]

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#LeadFree: LifeFactory Baby Bottle

#LeadFree: LifeFactory Baby Bottle. All factory parts also negative for Cd, As, & Hg. All of the colors and all of the sizes of these bottles that I have tested have been the same (Pb, Cd, As & Hg free in all factory parts.). I do not know the vendor of the nipple on this […]

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