This goes in the category of “Things in my home that I never thought to test until now!” This is a lunch box/ food storage container made of stainless steel. My husband pointed out that the little moving parts that make up the top of the clasp system are actually yellow brass. I hadn’t noticed […]
“Made in India” wooden box. Brass Components: 13,000 ppm lead, tested with an XRF instrument.
This is a new brass menorah purchased in 2017 at New Season Market in Portland, Oregon. Made in India (as all nice Menorahs are – lol!) Tested with an XRF instrument. 36,000 +/- 1,500 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead […]
Jewelry from India: 335,500 parts per million lead!!! Tested with an XRF Click here for #SaferChoices: Solid silver jewelry marked “925” – with natural stones (not crystals.)
Steam vent on Butterfly stainless pressure cooker: in center = 12,000 ppm lead, on side 6,412 ppm lead. Made in India Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.
Inside nut on Butterfly brand pressure cooker: 120,500 ppm lead. This particular pressure cooker was the potential and likely source of poisoning of a young boy who had a chronic low-level lead exposure that went undetected for more than a year. He ate rice from this pressure cooker daily. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting […]