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#LeadFree: Melissa & Doug Wooden Toy Train Set

I tested this Melissa & Doug wooden train set back in 2014 and it was non-detect (ND) for lead (Pb) when tested with an XRF instrument! Here’s my affiliate link for this product on Amazon!* All of the Melissa & Doug products that I have tested have been negative for lead. The nice thing about Melissa […]

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#Leaded: Made in Sweden, Brio Train

Brio train, “Made in Sweden” age unknown. Tested in 2015: 1,862 ppm lead & 575 ppm arsenic! The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for children in 90 ppm or higher. This toy train was likely manufactured before the new regulations went into effect (2008 through 2010)  – […]

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#Leaded: Swedish Nils Olsson Painted Horse

Swedish painted toy horse: as high as 360. New in 2015. Thanks to Mary Byrd for donating and supporting this post! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. To make a contribution in support of my independent consumer goods testing and lead poisoning prevention advocacy work, click here.  Thank you!

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#LeadFree: Small Wooden Train

It is a myth that all “Made in China” toys have lead. This toy train was made in China and tested negative for lead. (“Non-detect” with an XRF instrument.) Year unknown, brand unknown, tested in 2016. Thanks to Samantha Burdette for donating and supporting this post! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. To make […]

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