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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: http://amzn.to/2vRng7q All components tested. – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods advocacy work at: Http://www.GoFundMe.com/LeadSafeMama

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Newer Blue Ball Jar

Newer Blue Glass Ball Jar: 61 ppm lead (+/- 16 ppm). Considered safe by all standards. Tamara’s Grade: “C” C = I would not want to use it in my home, I would not want to eat food that you canned in it in your home.  If you offered me something to drink in this […]

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Older/Antique/Vintage “Ball” brand canning jar

Re-posting from 2014. Older/Antique/Vintage “Ball” brand canning jar. Blue Glass: safe (tested negative/ non-detect for lead). Lid: 861 ppm lead & 1,537 cadmium . Tested with an XRF. from http://naturalbabymama.wordpress.com/ Please consider contributing in support of my childhood lead poisoning prevention advocacy work here or here. Thank you!

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#XRFTesting: Mason Jars … Kerr

Kerr Mason Jar (year unknown): 23 ppm lead. WAIT!  DON’T PANIC! Almost all of the newer Ball Jars that I have tested have tested NEGATIVE for lead or cadmium. These levels found here in this jar that I tested (picture below) are typical for Kerr and trace/very low/ negligible and are not likely to be leaching […]

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#XRFTesting: Mason Jars!

Ball Mason Jar (year unknown): 43 ppm lead. WAIT!  DON’T PANIC! Almost all of the newer Ball Jars that I have tested have tested NEGATIVE for lead or cadmium. These levels found here in this jar that I tested (picture below) are trace/ very low/ negligible and are not likely to be leaching at all. Newer clear glass […]

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