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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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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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Purple Ball Jars Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadSafe: 2018 Purple Ball Jars

When these new purple ball jars were tested with an XRF instrument they tested positive for a very low level of lead (just a trace and within the realm of what might be considered safe for a modern item intended for children). That said, I LOVE purple, but I prefer not to have anything leaded […]

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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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Rae Dunn Sugar Container Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#LowLead: Rae Dunn Artisan Collection by Magenta – “Sugar” Container, 2018

2018 Rae Dunn “Sugar” container: Tested with an XRF instrument. Outside: 156 +/- 26 ppm lead (Pb) Inside: 181 +/- 47 ppm lead (Pb) Non-detect for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg). – This is a very low level of lead for a modern ceramic item. That said, I choose lead-free items for my […]

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Four Glass Lamp Shades Home Depot Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama Toxicity Concerns In Glass

#AskTamara: Guess Which of These Four White Glass Lamp Shades Has Lead and How Much!

Please take a look at the four white glass lamp shades below and guess which ones have lead and at what levels!  [This is a great “game” to play with your “newly lead-woke” friends!, Answers are posted below the final image.] Click here for more examples of lamps I have tested. Click here for more […]

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