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2018 United States Copper and Zinc Penny Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 U.S. “Copper” Penny: 579,100 ppm Zinc & 419,200 ppm Copper. No Lead, No Cadmium, No Mercury, No Arsenic.

Below is the full set of  XRF test results for the 2018 U.S. copper penny pictured here: Details: Metals not detected are not listed Tests are done in “Consumer Goods” mode Testing instrument is a Niton XL3T XRF instrument by ThermoFisher Scientific. Both sides of the penny were tested multiple times to confirm the results. […]

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1976 USA Penny Coin Lead Safe Mama 3

#AskTamara: This one is for the kids! Q. “Hey Mom! What’s a penny made of?”… XRF test results for a 1976 U.S.A. penny.

This is when I get to be the super-cool mom… with answers to questions like “What’s a penny made of?”… and since I get to be the cool mom I thought I would share this info with you so you can also be the “cool parent” and give your kiddo a super-cool, super-scientific, over-informed answer […]

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