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#AskTamara: Which dishes are Lead-Free?

#AskTamara Question (s): Which dishes are Lead-Free? How can I tell if my dishes are Lead-Free? How do I find Lead-Free dishes? Answer: I constantly get this question, and there isn’t one answer that makes everyone happy, but I will share my guidelines here and a few links and places for you to start your inquiry. […]

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Water Right Hose Female End Stainless Steel Lead Free Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#AskTamara: What is stainless steel?

Ask Tamara Question: What is stainless steel? Answer: There are actually multiple answers to that question — as there are a lot of different grades of stainless steel. One of the most common grades of stainless steel (for household uses including cookware/ kitchen items) is “304”. When something reads as “304 Stainless” (with the XRF), […]

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Water Right Inc Hose Discout Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Lead Free “Made In The USA” Hoses, Approved by Lead Safe Mama (Discount Code!)

Check this out! I have tested three examples of the Water Right  hoses (the models with the stainless components) and confirmed that all components of these hoses are 100% lead-free.* I love this product so much I am personally using one in my home/ for my garden and I asked the company if they would […]

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#SaferChoices: Some Good Lead Free Mixing Bowls Choices

As many of my friends, followers and readers know already most of the vintage dishware and kitchenware I have tested has tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument. Unfortunately many new pieces will also have lead at high levels, especially if they are ceramic or enamel coated in any way. [Highly decorated and colorful […]

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Ask Tamara: Which mugs are lead-free?

Originally Published: December 24, 2016 Ask Tamara Question: Which mugs are lead-free?  What mugs do you use in your home? Answer: When I first got my hands on an XRF and started testing things for lead one of the very first things I tested was my favorite set of Chantal mugs.  I actually had a […]

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Ask Tamara: Could you recommend a colander?

Ask Tamara Question:  Could you recommend a safe colander? Answer:  Many of my readers find me by following the Facebook page for my documentary film.  While the film is not primarily about lead in consumer goods it does touch on that subject – so on that page I post pictures of items I have tested […]

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