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2015 Oxo Ice Cream Scoop Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Pre-2015 Oxo Ice Cream Scoop With Rubber Handle: 1,481 ppm Lead in the metal scoop.

This OXO brand ice cream scoop tested positive for lead at 1,481 parts per million (in the bare metal part of the scoop – the part that touches your food.) I tested this in September of 2014, so while I don’t know the exact year of manufacture it was before this date. This grayish metal […]

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Vintage Ice Cream Scoop

Vintage ice cream scoop – 1,170 ppm lead (in the scoop.) Here’s my post with lead-free ice cream scoop choices! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. To make a contribution in support of my independent consumer goods testing and lead poisoning prevention advocacy work, click here.  Thank you!

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#SaferChoices: Ice Cream Scoops

Today I am posting images of the various ice cream scoops I have tested with an XRF instrument that have tested positive for lead. If you have questions about XRF testing, please click here. In the many years that I have been testing consumer goods I have consistently found at least trace lead in most […]

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#Leaded: Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Scoop…

Baskin Robbins Brand Ice Cream Scoop: 1,040 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument. #XRFTesting   If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post for a start!  Thanks for visiting! For #SaferChoices in ice cream scoops for your family, click here.

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Would you like some lead (or cadmium or arsenic) with that ice cream?

Vintage Ice Cream Scoop. Metal: 28 ppm lead – considered safe by all standards. Red Plastic Handle: 3,091 ppm cadmium / 26 ppm Arsenic. — Most ice cream scoops I have tested (especially the vintage ones) have tested positive for at least some lead with an XRF.  For #SaferChoices in ice cream scoops for your […]

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