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2006 Nursery Songs Xylophone Book Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

2006 Nursery Songs Book With Built In Xylophone: 62,500 ppm Lead [90 ppm Lead is unsafe.]

Nursery Songs book with built in xylophone. First published in 2006 by The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, e-mail: publishing@fivemile.com.au. Tested positive as high as 62,500 ppm LEAD!!!!!! (when tested with an XRF instrument.) The component that was the highest lead was the yellow xylophone key. New legislation was signed and put in place in the […]

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Walt Disneys Haiwatha A Little Golden Book Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

1953 Walt Disney Little Golden Book, Hiawatha: 535 ppm Lead (90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for kids.)

1953 Walt Disney Little Golden Book: “Hiawatha” This book tested positive for 535 ppm Lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Items intended for children are considered unsafe (and illegal if newly manufactured) when they test positive for lead at 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm lead (or higher) in […]

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1958 Little Golden Book Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 2

#Leaded: 1958 Little Golden Book, Three Bedtime Stories

1958 Little Golden Book, tested positive for 208 ppm lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Items intended for children are considered unsafe (and illegal if newly manufactured) when they test positive for lead at 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm lead (or higher) in the substrate. To see more […]

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Vintage Winnie The Pooh Cover Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Winnie The Pooh Book, 1954 Cloth Cover: 3,999 ppm Lead + 326 ppm Arsenic

Yes, vintage books can have lead! This 1954 Reprint of the 1926 children’s book “Winnie The Pooh” tested positive for both Lead and Arsenic in the cover art. When tested with an XRF instrument the book pictured had the following levels: Lead (Pb): 3,999 +/- 94 parts per million (ppm) Arsenic (As): 326 +/- 59 […]

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