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Off-Brand Faux Leather Black Button Up Baby Shoes: 3,883 ppm Lead (+ Arsenic!)

These shoes are unbranded with no information about the make or marker. When tested with an XRF instrument the small buttons (picture below) on these shoes had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 3,883 +/- 77 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect/Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect/Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect/Negative Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect/Negative Barium (Ba): 274 +/- 133 ppm Nickel (Ni): 15 +/- 9 ppm […]

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#Leaded: Gold Painted Leather Baby Shoes

When the owner of these shoes came to a testing event, she had a few of her dishes and other household items tested.  Then one of the other mothers there suggested her baby’s shoes be tested (as she was already on her way out the door!) These golden moccasins were positive for lead at 1,674 […]

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