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#LeadFree: Clear Glass Dish from Walmart

Newer clear glass plate (tested in 2014), purchased at Walmart. #LeadFREE! Non-detect for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. (Lemon included for size!) Here are some Amazon links* to similar lead-free clear-glass choices on Amazon: 1) http://amzn.to/2D5DhL6 2) http://amzn.to/2DfxTZb 3) http://amzn.to/2myQWTU Would you like to see more test results like this? Please help me […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Picardie Glasses

These Duralex Picardie glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and barium when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to these exact glasses as […]

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#AskTamara: Are there any modern clear glass dishes that are also lead-free?

#AskTamara Question: Tamara are there any modern clear glass dishes that are also lead-free? A: Yes!  While vintage glassware is often positive for lead, and even some new clear glass products can test positive for trace* amounts of lead, there are several brands of clear glass dishware that I have tested that have been consistently […]

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#LeadFree: Glass Starkey Brand Spring Water Bottle

Clear glass spring water bottle, Starkey brand. Tested with an XRF instrument. Non-detect for Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Arsenic (As) and Cadmium (Cd.) Thanks to Derek Robinson for donating and supporting this post! For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here. To make a contribution in support of my independent consumer goods testing and lead […]

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2014 Weck Canning Jar

Newer (2014) Weck canning jar – 142 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Kitchenware and glassware are not considered “items intended for children” and are therefore not regulated in the same way. When I originally posted this (2014), […]

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Green Tinted Crystal Rainbow Maker

Green tinted crystal rainbow maker:  422,000 ppm Lead. These can create lead dust and will very often test positive with a LeadCheck swab. Here’s a link to some lead-free options on Amazon!* Oval one from Swarovski for $17.95 Round one from Swarovski for $24.95 A smaller round one from Swarovski for $14.85 For more #SaferChoices for […]

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Lead-Free Hanging Crystal

This looks a lot like the one posted earlier that has lead.  It’s difficult for most consumers to tell the difference. If you are looking for lead-free products for your home only buy from trusted retailers and companies.  For something like this, given children play with these often, I always recommend lead-free over leaded!  It’s […]

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#SaferChoices: Casserole Dishes

Here are some #SaferChoices for casserole dishes that are most likely to be lead-free.  These are similar to ones I have tested or have in my home. General rule of thumb: When looking for a casserole dish avoid colors, avoid ceramics, and avoid enamel-coated metal casseroles. Have the food be the decoration on your table, […]

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#LeadFree: Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow Glass Baby Bottle

Dr. Brown’s Baby Bottle. All components of this product tested negative (non-detect/ND) for lead when tested with an XRF instrument, however two components did test positive for trace levels of cadmium (considered safe by all current .standards) XRF Test Results: Cadmium Readings: Glass Bottle: 9+/-5 ppm. Nipple: 14 +/- 5 ppm. All other components were […]

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Luigi Bromiolo Clear Glass Tumbler

Clear glass #LeadFree Non-Detect for lead with an XRF instrument Amazon Affiliate link for this product: http://amzn.to/2vS2zbl New (not vintage) Luigi Bromiolo (not marked.) – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods testing by making a contribution here!  Thank you. https://tamararubin.com/2017/01/chip-in/

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