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July 2018 New OXO GoodGrips Silicone Flexible Turner Spatula 4

#LeadSafe: July 2018 New OXO GoodGrips Silicone Flexible Turner Spatula

This 2018 New OXO GoodGrips Silicone Flexible Turner Spatula is lead free in the spatula blade and metal part of the handle when tested with an XRF instrument. It was also negative (ND/ Non-Detect) for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg). The rubberized (black) part of the handle is positive for trace lead at 27 […]

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Authentic Original Disney Parks Mug Made In Thailand Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#LeadSafe: “Authentic Original” Disneyland Resort Mug

This “Authentic Original” “Disney Parks” Disneyland Resort (c. 2017) Made In Thailand Mug tested positive for low lead (generally within a safe range for a mug) when tested with an XRF instrument. The reading for the decorative elements on the outside was 129 +/- 32 ppm lead. Consumer goods are considered unsafe for use by […]

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Expert Gardener Light Duty Garden Hose Walmart Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#Leaded: Expert Gardener Light Duty Garden Hose New On Shelf (2017) In Walmart, Made In USA

This “Expert Gardener” “Light Duty” garden hose was tested new on the shelf in Walmart in 2017. Only the plastic part of the hose was tested and it was positive for lead (Pb) at 52 parts per million. 52 ppm lead is a relatively low level of lead, but I would still have concerns for […]

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2017 Walgreens Ceramic Santa Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

#LeadSafe: 2017 Walgreens Ceramic Christmas “Not Intended For Children” Santa Claus Mug (but Cadmium!)

This 2017 Santa Mug (which I personally purchased last holiday season from Walgreens in Milwaukie, Oregon, once I saw the label on the bottom – scroll down to see the pic!) was positive for lead and cadmium in the following levels: Red Glaze: Lead (Pb): 122 +/- 54 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,657 +/- 105 ppm […]

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Rae Dunn Rest Spoon Rest Artisan Collection Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

#LeadSafe: Rae Dunn “Rest” Ceramic Spoon Rest, Artisan Collection by Magenta

Rae Dunn “REST” Spoon Rest, Artisan Collection by Magenta. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2018. 89 +/- 21 ppm lead. Considered safe by all standards.  Non-detect for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg). Here’s an affiliate link* for this product on Amazon. While this is low lead and considered safe by all standards, I […]

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Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Christmas Tree Mug, Made In USA 2

#LeadSafe: Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Christmas Tree Mug, Made In USA

When tested with an XRF instrument the Christmas tree on this Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Made In The U.S.A. mug was non-detect (ND) for lead (Pb). It did test positive for cadmium (Cd) at 61 +/- 9 ppm. The bottom of mug was also positive for low levels of lead and cadmium: Pb: 23 +/- 12 ppm (within […]

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Rae Dunn Artisan Collection By Magenta Dreamer Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

#LeadSafe: Rae Dunn Artisan Collection by Magenta, “Dreamer” Bowl

Rae Dunn Artisan Collection by Magenta – “Dreamer” Bowl: 47 +/- 24 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument . This level of lead is considered safe by all standards.  The bowl was also negative (non-detect/ND) for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg). To see more Rae Dunn items that I have tested please click […]

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Rae Dun Be Well Artisan Collectoin By Magenta Bowl Tamara Rubin. Lead Safe Mama 1

#LeadSafe: Rae Dunn Artisan Collection By Magenta – “Be Well” Bowl, Marshall’s

2018 Rae Dunn Artisan Collection by Magenta “Be Well” Bowl: 56 +/- 24 ppm lead (Pb). Purchased at Marshall’s. Tested with an XRF instrument. This level of lead is considered safe by all standards.  The bowl was also non-detect (ND) for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg). To see more Rae Dunn items that I have […]

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Sur La Table Porcelain Custard Cup Ramekin

#LeadSafe: Sur La Table White Ramekin / Custard Cup

This Sur La Table White Ramekin (Custard Cup) from their “Every Day Porcelain” line tested negative for lead in the white glazed surface and positive for trace levels of lead (at just 36 ppm) on the unglazed bottom exterior surface. This was purchased new in late 2015/early 2016 and tested in 2016. Testing was done […]

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