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Leaded Crystal Candle Sticks

Candlestick I found at a yardsale, proudly displaying a “24% Lead Crystal” sticker! This means they are 240,000 ppm lead. There is no safe level of lead exposure to children.  Items manufactured today that are intended for use by children must be no higher than 90 ppm lead. Items intended for use by adults (especially […]

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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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Leaded Crystal: “Rainbow Maker”

Hanging crystal rainbow maker. 403,000 ppm lead. Yes, that is more than 40% 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 […]

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#LeadedHome: Ring Stand

387,200 parts per million lead (leaded crystal ring stand.) #XRFTesting Choosing products made of leaded crystal supports the work of companies that do lead mining and lead refining.  These companies poison the planet and often poison their workers in the process.  Please consider alternatives to leaded crystal.  Solid sterling silver is an option, stainless steel, […]

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