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Moscow Mule Mug Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

#AskTamara: Does my Moscow Mule mug have unsafe levels of lead? (Video)

#AskTamara Question: Does my Moscow Mule mug have unsafe levels of lead? Answer: If it has a yellow brass handle it very well may, and if the handle is soldered on it may have lead at the solder points too. Please watch the video to learn more! As always, thank you for reading, for watching and […]

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my kids got a therapy bunny tamara rubin lead safe mama

Bunny Video – Just For Fun

I originally posted this live on Facebook on Tuesday 9/18/2018. This is our “Therapy Bunny” Louis Armstrong! We got Louis as a therapy bunny to help my 10 year old son Charlie have some positive interactions with an animal that likes to snuggle, but I think he’s really a therapy bunny for the whole family! […]

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Made in China Plastic Doctor Toy Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

XRFTesting: Plastic Doctor Toy Purchased On Amazon in 2018

XRF Test Results for: Plastic Doctor Toys Purchased On Amazon in 2018 Here is my Amazon affiliate link for this toy set.* Words printed on Stethoscope: “Made In China” and “Dongguan”. No other mark or brand info printed on toy. Tests were done without disassembling toy, so results are accurate taking that consideration into account […]

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Monkey Feet Black Leather Toddler Shoes Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#XRFTesting: Monkey Feet Black Leather Ballet Style Zip Back Toddler Shoes [Harry Potter Theme Print]

#XRFTesting: Monkey Feet Black Leather Ballet Style Zip Back Toddler Shoes [Harry Potter Theme Print] Note: If a metal is not listed for a component of the shoe that means it was not detected with the XRF instrument. Outside of Shoe [Black and White Printed Leather]: Barium (Ba): 318 +/- 133 ppm Chromium (Cr): 14,300 […]

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Monkey Feet Brown Leather Toddler Shoes Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#XRFTesting: Monkey Feet Brown Leather Buckle Shoes

#XRFTesting: Monkey Feet Brown Leather Buckle Shoes Exterior Brown Leather, Top of Shoe: Barium (Ba): 742 +/- 140 ppm Chromium (Cr): 1,604 +/- 113 ppm Zinc (Zn): 43 +/- 16 ppm Iron (Fe): 11,200 +/- 200 ppm Vanadium (V): 1,592 +/- 240 ppm Titanium (Ti): 2,987 +/- 369 ppm Brown Rubber/Plastic Sole, Bottom of Shoe: […]

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2018 Oster Blender Blade Components Lead Safe Mama 1

#XRFTesting: Oster Blender Base Parts

XRF Test Results For An Oster Blender’s Base Parts Amazon affiliate link for this item.* Jar Gasket (gray rubber): Barium (Ba): 239 +/- 140 ppm Zinc (Zn): 9,961 +/- 155 ppm Iron (Fe): 1,692 +/- 74 ppm Titanium (Ti): 10,700 +/- 500 ppm Jar Ring (black plastic): ND (non-detect) for all metals detectible with the […]

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