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#Leaded: Vintage French Clear Arcoroc Juice Glass

Small vintage clear glass Arcoroc juice glass. Made in France. Tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument for 223 ppm lead. Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to similar, modern (“Made in France”) lead-free glasses (#SaferChoices!): http://amzn.to/2DhXhNY http://amzn.to/2Dvym7m http://amzn.to/2D4q9Gt I would LOVE to test THESE to confirm that they are lead free! http://amzn.to/2D33Wsj More […]

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#LeadFree: Clear Glass Dish from Walmart

Newer clear glass plate (tested in 2014), purchased at Walmart. #LeadFREE! Non-detect for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. (Lemon included for size!) Here are some Amazon links* to similar lead-free clear-glass choices on Amazon: 1) http://amzn.to/2D5DhL6 2) http://amzn.to/2DfxTZb 3) http://amzn.to/2myQWTU Would you like to see more test results like this? Please help me […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Picardie Glasses

These Duralex Picardie glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and barium when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to these exact glasses as […]

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#LeadSafeSmoking, 420 friendly

Now that cannabis is legal in several states, many people are experimenting with different ways of enjoying it – with smoking still being the most popular. People exploring this often search for the perfect vape, water pipe, bong or other “tools of the trade”. Some folks like sticking with a more traditional “smoking pipe”, and […]

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#Leaded: Painted Entry Door of San Francisco Middle School

Middle school entry door (touched by hundreds of children every single day!), painted area is positive for lead at 773 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. This lead level is a reading through several layers of paint and is likely reflective of an old leaded layer of paint underneath several newer layers […]

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#Leaded: Painted Metal Side of San Francisco Middle School Door

Middle school door side (touched by hundreds of children every single day!), positive for lead at 31,100 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered TOXIC for an item intended to be used by children on a regular basis (like a toy) is anything 90 parts per […]

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#Leaded: Handle to Main Door for San Francisco Middle School

Middle school door metal handle (touched by hundreds of children every single day!), positive for lead at 59,100 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered TOXIC for an item intended to be used by children on a regular basis (like a toy) is anything 90 parts […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Tepco Ceramic Bowl

Vintage “Tepco” “Made in USA” ceramic bowl. Tested positive for lead at 28,100 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014. Would you like to see more test results like this? Please help me rent (or eventually buy!) an XRF instrument to continue this independent consumer goods testing and advocacy work. You can support […]

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