Author Archive | Tamara

Hello Kitty Pink Stainless Thermos Lead Safe Mama 1

Hello Kitty Thermos Brand Child’s Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle: Lead-Free in all accessible components.

Hello Kitty Thermos Brand Child’s Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle: Lead-Free in all accessible components when tested with an XRF instrument. Here’s a link to a product similar to this on Amazon.* These are the test results of the product as is (assembled). Without disassembly there is no way for me to know if there […]

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Handmade Brown Ceramic Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Unmarked Handmade Brown Glazed Ceramic Bowl: 91 ppm Lead (Lead-Safe)

This bowl is handmade and has the name “Shima” handwritten on the bottom. It was given to me to test from a friend in Canada. I do not currently have more information about it. When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings… Brown Glazed Interior: (Each test done for at least 60 […]

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Pink Ceramic Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Unmarked Ceramic Pink Glazed Bowl with Honey Comb Pattern: 76 ppm Cadmium

This bowl does not have any mark or maker, sorry I don’t have more information about it. When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings… Pink Glazed Exterior: (Each test done for at least 60 seconds. Tests done multiple times to confirm any results where toxicants were present.) Lead (Pb): Non-Detect / […]

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Vintage Old Town Blue Corelle Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

“Old Town Blue” Pattern Vintage Corelle Small Plate, c.1972 – 1982: 18,200 ppm Lead

  Vintage Corelle glass saucer in the “Old Town Blue” pattern. The dark blue paint on this dish tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 18,200 +/- 400 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 133 +/- 13 ppm Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): […]

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Mikasa White Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo.

Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer. When tested with an XRF instrument this dish had the following readings: Writing on Backmark: Lead (Pb): 638 +/- 37 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): 635 +/- 60 ppm Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect / Negative Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect / Negative Selenium (Se): Non-Detect […]

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Charlie 2012

Dear School Administrator, You are an ASSHAT for dismissing my son’s very real life-threatening medical condition.

This week I got a call from my the school psychologist for my son’s school (Let’s call her Becky, because that’s her name.) Becky has always been fairly cordial and reasonable – although I cannot say that her work with my children has produced any specific positive results, but I have historically blamed the school […]

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2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Green Glazed Ceramic Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Green Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: Lead Free & Cadmium Free

  2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Green Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $31.75 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at […]

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Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Ceramic Made In China Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Orange Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: 985 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $38.00 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at the […]

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Dollar Tree Royal Norfolk Green Plate with Ridges 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Green Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: 31 ppm Lead (“Lead Safe”)

2018 Dollar Tree Green Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar Store, Dollar General, 99cent Store] and usually I explain to […]

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Dollar Tree Blue Ceramic Plate Royal Norfolk 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. This piece was negative for: Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, & Arsenic. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar […]

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