Author Archive | Tamara

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My Favorite HEPA-Vac…

Genuine* HEPA-vacs are an important part of managing lead hazards. I personally love the products made by Dustless Technologies, for several reasons. Note:  Dustless was one of the sponsors of my film; I invited them to sponsor my film because I was (and remain) a huge fan of their pioneering products – as comprising some of the best options […]

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#XRFTesting: Mountain Valley Spring Water 5 Gallon Bottle

Mountain Valley Spring Water 5 Gallon Clear Glass Bottle (from their delivery service): Non-Detect (negative!) for Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg) and Arsenic (As)! I personally do not want jars that are positive for lead at any level, when I can choose lead-free jars and bottles. Click these links to see other similar glass jars and glass bottles I have […]

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#XRFTesting: Blue Ball Jars!

Newer Blue Glass Ball Jar: 64 ppm lead. Non-detect for arsenic, mercury and cadmium. Most of the colored glass jars I have tested have ben positive for lead to some degree. This level is considered safe by all standards. I personally would not want to can in jars that are positive for lead at any level, when I […]

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Green Glass Water Bottle: Mountain Valley

Mountain Valley Spring Water Green Glass Water Bottle: 86 ppm lead (Pb.) and 11 ppm cadmium (Cd.) This is typical of a lot of the modern tinted glass water bottles I have tested. I personally look for clear glass water bottles when possible. If you appreciate what I do, the simplest way you can help […]

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