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Oxo Good Grips Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

#LeadFree: 2018 OXO Good Grips Green Silicone Steamer Basket

OXO Good Grips Green Silicone Steamer Basket. Made In China. Purchased new on Amazon in July of 2018. For more OXO items I have tested, click here. The XRF metals reading for this item are: Zinc (Zn): 118 +/- 20 ppm Copper (Cu): 56 +/- 23 ppm Titanium (Ti): 932 +/- 530 ppm It was […]

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Sunsella Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer 1

#LeadFree: Sunsella Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer

Sunsella Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer. Made In China. Purchased new on Amazon in July of 2018. Please note: this thing REEKS of chemicals. The smell coming out of the package was quite overwhelming. Not all chemicals are metals or have metal components, so not all chemicals are detectable with an XRF instrument. The XRF metals […]

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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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Sur La Table Silicone Spoon 1

#LeadFree: Sur La Table Silicone Spoon With Stainless Handle

This Sur La Table mixing spoon / baking utensil has a stainless steel handle and black silicone spoon end. All components were negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. The black silicone of the spoon was positive for a very low level of cadmium (10 +/- 6 parts per million). […]

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evacup

#LeadFree: Green Silicone Eva Cup

Eva Cup: Tested negative for lead (Pb), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg), but consistent with most of the silicone products I have tested it was positive for trace cadmium (Cd). I did two tests: One came in at 12 +/- 6 ppm Cd The second test came in at 18 +/- 7 ppm Cd Tested […]

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#LeadFree: Luna Cup, Purple

As with all of the menstrual cups I have tested so far (from four different brands: Lena, Luna, Diva and Eva) this brand-new (was ordered and sent to me directly) purple silicone menstrual cup from Luna was positive for trace cadmium when tested with an XRF instrument. See all of my menstrual cup posts by […]

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Diva Cup

#LeadFree: Diva Brand Menstrual Cup

Diva Cup: Tested negative for lead (Pb), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg), but consistent with most of the silicone products I have tested it was positive for trace cadmium (Cd) at 17 +/- 4 ppm. Tested with an XRF instrument. Considered safe by all regulatory standards that I am aware of. Tested multiple times to confirm results (all […]

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Blue Lena Cup

Lena’s Final Follow Up Post on My Page (so far)

This is the final post from Lena on my Facebook Page. I included both a typed version (I typed it up, excuse any typos!) and a screenshot version here (grabbed from when they originally made the comment.) I can’t seem to find this comment in the hundreds of comments on my page. They may have […]

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Pink Lena Cup

#LeadFree: Pink Lena Cup

Tested with an XRF instrument: Tested positive for 22 ppm Cadmium +/-7 ppm.  Was non-detect (negative) for lead, mercury and arsenic. Lena’s response to this post on Facebook. #MenstrualCupGate2018 – From my original (updated) Facebook post: To my knowledge items like this are not regulated for the presence of toxicants (like cadmium), as found when […]

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