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Testing the paint on a reusable glass milk bottle with a LeadCheck Swab (Video.)

Here’s a little (3-minute) video where I test the paint on a Garry’s milk bottle (Garry’s is an Oregon based company) with a LeadCheck swab. There is also a photo below showing how many swab tests I was able to get out of the liquid from one LeadCheck swab by using q-tips. This picture also […]

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#LeadFree: Straus Family Creamery Reusable Glass Milk Bottle

Straus Family Creamery (in Marin County, California) managed to do what other creameries have not managed to do somehow… the black paint on their new (2018) reusable glass bottles is negative for lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) when tested with an XRF instrument! The great thing that this demonstrates is that it is actually possible […]

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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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#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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#XRFTesting: Mountain Valley Spring Water 5 Gallon Bottle

Mountain Valley Spring Water 5 Gallon Clear Glass Bottle (from their delivery service): Non-Detect (negative!) for Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Mercury (Hg) and Arsenic (As)! I personally do not want jars that are positive for lead at any level, when I can choose lead-free jars and bottles. Click these links to see other similar glass jars and glass bottles I have […]

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Green Glass Water Bottle: Mountain Valley

Mountain Valley Spring Water Green Glass Water Bottle: 86 ppm lead (Pb.) and 11 ppm cadmium (Cd.) This is typical of a lot of the modern tinted glass water bottles I have tested. I personally look for clear glass water bottles when possible. If you appreciate what I do, the simplest way you can help […]

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Pellegrino Green Glass Water Bottle

San Pellegrino Green Glass Water Bottle: 116 ppm lead (Pb). Updated to answer some of your questions: Share this on Facebook from here. See Similar Bottles Here. I have no idea if this is leaching or not. All of my readings are in PPM (parts per million) as detected with an XRF. For context: the […]

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#LeadFree: LifeFactory Baby Bottle

#LeadFree: LifeFactory Baby Bottle. All factory parts also negative for Cd, As, & Hg. All of the colors and all of the sizes of these bottles that I have tested have been the same (Pb, Cd, As & Hg free in all factory parts.). I do not know the vendor of the nipple on this […]

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