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Girl Scout Enamel Badge Lead Safe Mama 1

Older Official Girlscout Badge / Pin: 39,000+/- 1,000 ppm Lead. 90 ppm is unsafe for kids.

Enamel pins are often high Lead and the scouts have even had recalls for enameled items in recent years (link). In general I avoid any enamel (from cookware to jewelry) unless I know it has been tested and found to be Lead-free (and Cadmium-free too). The Lead levels are usually just too high to make […]

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Boyscout Neckerchief Recall

September 2018 Boy Scout Neckerchief Slide Recall, Leaded Enamel

The Q & A from the Boy Scouts’ site is below the image with the details of the recall. Fyi, it is not uncommon for enamelware items to have unsafe levels of lead. Click here to see more examples of enamelware items that are positive for lead. Click here to share this post on Facebook. As […]

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