Vintage Handmade Wooden Percussion Drum: Lead Free! [Click to read full XRF test results.]

XRF Test Results For Vintage Handmade Wooden Percussion Drum
When tested with an XRF instrument all components of this piece were negative (Non-Detect) for the following metals (& any other metal not listed below in the specific results listing):
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Mercury (Hg)
  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Arsenic (As)
  • Antimony (Sb)
  • Selenium (Se)
  • Chromium (Cr)

Here’s a link to a similar style drum on Amazon.*

In general I think these are great instruments and a wonderful choice for both children and adults to use. I would love to have one of these for my children (I have often admired the ones made by local artisans here in Portland that are sold by the Real Mother Goose shop downtown.)

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Here are the specific metals (& levels) that each of the components tested positive for:
XRF Test Results For Vintage Handmade Wooden Percussion Drum
 
Light Wood:
  • Zinc: 12 +/- 6 ppm
  • Iron: 41 +/- 18 ppm

XRF Test Results For Vintage Handmade Wooden Percussion Drum

Dark Wood:
  • Iron: 42 +/- 21 ppm

XRF Test Results For Vintage Handmade Wooden Percussion Drum

White Plastic Foot:
  • Barium (Ba): 190 +/- 99 ppm
  • Zinc (Zn): 733 +/- 27 ppm
  • Copper (Cu): 1,051 +/- 36 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 842 +/- 51 ppm
  • Titanium (Ti): 9,187 +/- 439 ppm
Area of Bottom with Sample Nail in Center:
  • Zinc (Zn): 38 +/- 12 ppm
  • Copper (Cu): 28 +/- 16 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 13,500 +/- 200 ppm

As always, please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you for reading and for sharing my posts.

Tamara Rubin
#LeadSafeMama

*Amazon links are affiliate links. If you purchase something after clicking on one of my links on Amazon, I may receive a small percentage of what you spend at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting my work in this way!
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