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1980 Strawberry Shortcake Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage 1980 Strawberry Shortcake Glass: 65,800 ppm Lead + 2,622 ppm Cadmium + 77 ppm MERCURY! [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children today (in 2019) is anything 90 ppm Lead (or higher) in the paint or coating. 100 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered unsafe/illegal in the substrate of an item intended to be used by children. Vintage dishware […]

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Corelle Vitrelle Plain White Large Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Corelle Vitrelle Plain White Bowl, Purchased New in 2017: Lead Free

These are the bowls I bought for my family last year. I got both the large and small size and I love them – for everything. These are the things I love about them: super practical, high sides, less spilling, good for storing stuff in the fridge, break resistant and yes – LEAD FREE (most […]

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New Study: Potential Hazard of Lead in Decorated Glassware

Click the image to read the full article! “Dr Andrew Turner of the University of Plymouth, UK tested a range of glass products used for storing liquids, both new and second hand. These included tumblers, beer glasses, wine glasses, and jars. More than 70 percent of the 72 products tested contained lead. Almost as many […]

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IF I were going to cook a turkey….

Hi! I have gotten this question enough that it seems like a good time to finally answer it on my blog! We keep a vegan/ vegetarian home here a the Rubin HQ, so I won’t be personally cooking a turkey any time soon (I made a promise to my husband when we got married more […]

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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: New (not vintage) Luigi Bromiolo (not marked.) – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods testing by making a contribution here!  Thank you.

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Ball Brand Baby Food Jar with Plastic Lid

Small Ball Jar with plastic lid #LeadFree Tested “non-detect” for lead using an XRF instrument Amazon Affiliate Link: All components tested. – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods advocacy work at: Http://

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