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#LeadFree: New Harmonica (but #Mercury & #Arsenic)

#LeadFree BluesBand, Hohner International Harmonica. Tested with an XRF instrument. Most of the components of this instrument are free of heavy metals. The small bronze/ yellow colored square elements with scalloped edges (see close up photo) were positive for 455 +/- 118 ppm mercury (Hg) and 146 +/- 29 ppm Arsenic (As). This appears to […]

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#LeadFree: Sumner Street Lamb Drawer Knobs

Tested with an XRF instrument. Sumner Street Home Hardware Drawer Knobs with Lamb Design. Non-detect (ND) for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As.) Here’s this exact product on Amazon, and the company has a few other fun similar designs there too! Thanks to Lorisa Seibel for donating and supporting my advocacy! Each […]

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#LeadSafe: Newer White Square Crate & Barrel Dishes

2012 Crate & Barrel, Square Pattern Dishes, Made In China. Small white plate: 49 +/- 14 ppm lead. Medium white plate:  85 +/- 17 ppm lead. Large white plate: 110 +/- 21 ppm lead. White bowl:  57 +/- 14 ppm lead. Mug: 82 +/- 18 ppm lead. Glass: ND 4 all. Here’s a link to […]

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#LeadSafe: Baum Pyramid Pattern Ceramic Mug

Ceramic Baum “Pyramid” design mug: 26 +/- 15 ppm lead. The interior was negative/ “non-detect” for lead (Pb).  Both the interior and exterior were also non-detect for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg.) Tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item for children is anything 90 ppm […]

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