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Caveman Cups Heavy Duty Extreme Use Stainless Steel Pint Cups Lead Free Lead Safe Mama 7

Caveman Cups Heavy Duty “Extreme Use” Stainless Steel Pint Cups: #Safe! Non-detect for Lead, Cadmium, Mercury & Arsenic.

Caveman Cups contacted me recently and asked if they could send me some products to test (along with a contribution in support of my advocacy work) and if I would then report the results on my blog and I said “sure!”. As always, I explained that… 1.) I don’t/won’t do any sort of “paid endorsements”. Moreover, […]

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Spring Blossom Vintage Pyrex Cup Mug Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Spring Blossom Green “Crazy Daisy” Pyrex Cup: 39,300 ppm Lead + 833 ppm Cadmium [90 ppm Pb is unsafe 4 kids!]

Vintage Pyrex Spring Blossom Green “Crazy Daisy” Pattern Cups. The dark green/almost black paint on these mugs tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 39,300 +/- 1,600 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 833 +/- 61 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Platinum (Pt): […]

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#LeadSafe: Baum Pyramid Pattern Ceramic Mug

Ceramic Baum “Pyramid” design mug: 26 +/- 15 ppm lead. The interior was negative/ “non-detect” for lead (Pb).  Both the interior and exterior were also non-detect for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg.) Tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item for children is anything 90 ppm […]

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NuSpin Zoomie Straw Cup (sippy cup): Non-Detect for Lead, Mercury & Arsenic. Trace Cadmium in the straw.

When tested with an XRF instrument, this NuSpin Zoomie Straw Cup, purchased new in 2017 had the following readings: Main plastic body of cup (including “painted” decorative elements): Lead (Pb): Non-detect (ND) / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-detect (ND) / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-detect (ND) / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-detect (ND) / Negative Clear flexible silicone sippy straw: Lead (Pb): Non-detect […]

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Pratico Outdoors Clean Steel

“Pratico Outdoors” “Clean Steel” Tumbler #Cup #Glass #LeadFree! Tested “non-detect” for lead using an XRF instrument Amazon Affiliate Link for similar product: – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods testing and advocacy work with a contribution!  I am still working to raise $30,000 towards legal (and other related) fees to defend my advocacy […]

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Tommee Tippee sippy cup w/ integrated silicone straw: No Pb, Hg or As – but positive for trace Cadmium in the straw.

When tested with an XRF instrument the Tommee Tippee Sippy Straw Cup pictured below (tested in March of 2017) had the following readings: The main plastic components of the cups (lid and cup): Lead (Pb): NonDetect/ ND (negative) Arsenic (As): NonDetect/ ND (negative) Mercury (Hg): NonDetect/ ND (negative) Cadmium (Cd): NonDetect/ ND (negative) The clear silicone integrated sippy straw: Lead […]

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Green Sprouts Soft Silicone Sippy Cup Lead Safe Mama Cadmium

Soft green silicone toddler cup by Green Sprouts Brand: Positive for 20 +/- 6 ppm Cadmium [a known carcinogen].

Green Sprouts Silicone Child’s Cup: Lead Free! When tested with an XRF instrument the Green Sprouts brand soft silicone toddler cup pictured below (a 2015 cup that was tested in March of 2017) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect [ND] / negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect [ND] / negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect [ND] / negative Cadmium (Cd): 20 +/- […]

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Replay Recycled Plastic Sippy Cups

RePlay brand recycled plastic sippy cups: #Safe! Non-detect for Lead, Cadmium, Mercury & Arsenic!

When tested with an XRF instrument the RePlay Recycled Pink & Blue Sippy Cup (pictured below, purchased c. late-2015/early-2016) had the following readings (both components tested): Lead (Pb): Non-Detect (ND) / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (ND) / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect (ND) / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect (ND) / Negative All products that I have ever tested […]

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#LeadedSippyCups: My original letter to the GreenSprouts Cup manufacturer.

Newly manufactured sippy cup: 3003 ppm lead. Click the image of the letter below to see a full size PDF of my original letter reporting these results to the manufacturer. If you appreciate my advocacy work (including the testing I do for parents around the world) please consider contributing to my “GoFundMe” during this very […]

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1970s Yellow Plastic “Ingrid” – Made In Chicago Dishes: 4,002 ppm Lead + 1,025 ppm Arsenic

Vintage – made in Chicago by “Ingrid” • 1970s plastic cup and plate. When tested with an XRF instrument this set had the following readings:  Yellow Plastic Plate: Lead (Pb): 4,002 ppm Arsenic (As): 1,025 ppm  Yellow Plastic Cup: Lead (Pb): 3,235 ppm Arsenic (As): 848 ppm The amount of lead considered unsafe in items manufactured […]

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