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67 Pontiac Hot Wheels Mattel Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#LeadFree: 1967 Pontiac Firebird Hot Wheels Toy Car by Mattel

#LeadFree •  #HotWheels • #Mattel Made in Malaysia c. (Year made): ? Tested with an XRF instrument in 2017. Most newer toy cars like this that I have tested have been lead-free. I think new Hot Wheels cars are a really good toy choice across the board! To see more toy cars I have tested, click […]

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1967 Dodge Shelby GT-500 Hot Wheels By Mattel 1

#LeadFree: 1967 Ford Shelby GT-500 Hot Wheels By Mattel

#LeadFree •  #HotWheels • #Mattel Made in Malaysia c. (Year made): ? Tested with an XRF instrument in 2017. Most newer toy cars like this that I have tested have been lead-free. I think new Hot Wheels cars are a really good toy choice across the board! To see more toy cars I have tested, click […]

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2014 Toy School Bus Made In China Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: 2014 Pullback Toy School Bus, Made In China

Pullback toy; school bus by “KinsFun”. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014: No lead, mercury, cadmium or arsenic BUT (most toy cars I test are like this) as high as 36,600 parts per million GOLD! In the yellow paint! WTH!? Made in China. Here is my Amazon affiliate link to this exact toy. If you […]

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2013 Mini Star Puppy Dog Leather Baby Shoes Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: Mini Star Leather Baby Shoes With Puppy Dogs

These Mini Star brand leather baby shoes (with a puppy dog design) were tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. They were negative for lead. Exact date of manufacture is unknown. Click here to see more baby shoes that I have tested. Here’s an example of a new shoe from this company (on Amazon).* *Amazon […]

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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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Leaded Mexican Pottery Marked Lead Free Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

#Leaded: Mexican Pottery Marked “Lead Free”

Mexican pottery bowl purchased new c. 2007. Marked “Lead Free.” Tested positive for more than 300,000 ppm lead in the glaze when tested with an XRF instrument. Most of the Mexican pottery that I have tested that has been labeled “Lead Free” has tested positive for at least 1,000 ppm lead. This piece was unique, coming in […]

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Rae Dunn Lead Free Stemless Wine Glasses Happiness Believe Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: Rae Dunn Stemless Wine Glasses, “Happiness” & “Believe”

These glasses tested negative for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), arsenic (As) and Cadmium (Cd) when tested with an XRF instrument. They were newly purchased in 2018 at Marshall’s.  You can enter for a chance to win this exact set of glasses (pictured here) by participating in a little Facebook giveaway today (5/21/2018 – 5/22/2018). This […]

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2016 Black Starbucks Coffee Company Mug

#LeadFree: 2016 3 oz Starbucks Coffee Company Black Ceramic Espresso Cup

This Starbucks Coffee Company black glazed three ounce espresso mug (“Made in China”) tested negative (non-detect) for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. Other Starbucks Coffee brand mugs have not fared so well over the years. Click here to see if I have tested your Starbucks Coffee mug! For more lead-free […]

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Starbucks Coffee Gold Peace Sign Espresso Mug

#LeadFree: 2015 Starbucks Coffee Gold Peace Sign Espresso Mug

This Starbucks Coffee gold peace sign three ounce espresso mug (“Made in China”) tested negative (non-detect) for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. Other Starbucks Coffee brand mugs have not fared so well over the years. Click here to see if I have tested your Starbucks Coffee mug! For more lead-free […]

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