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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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Lead Free Crate n Barrel White Past Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Lead Free: Large White Ceramic Crate & Barrel Martin Hunt Bistro Bowl

 Large White Ceramic Crate & Barrel Martin Hunt Design Bistro Bowl / Pasta Bowl. This piece is a GREAT example of how newly produced / newly manufactured/ newly sold items DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE ANY LEAD! Even the unglazed white ceramic edge (the circle around the logo on the base pictured above) was non-detect […]

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Vintage Wooden Percussion Drum Alabama Lead Safe Mama 5

XRF Test Results For Vintage Handmade Wooden Percussion Drum

When tested with an XRF instrument all components of this piece were negative (Non-Detect) for the following metals (& any other metal not listed below in the specific results listing): Lead (Pb) Mercury (Hg) Cadmium (Cd) Arsenic (As) Antimony (Sb) Selenium (Se) Chromium (Cr) Here’s a link to a similar style drum on Amazon.* In […]

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Chrissy Tiegen Cravings Green Silicone Mixing Spoon 1 Lead Safe Mama

Cravings By Chrissy Teigen Wood & Green Silicone Spoon From Target: Lead-Free!

I recently tested some pieces from Pioneer Woman and found lead in them. As a result of that testing I did a little digging into what company makes the products for Pioneer Woman and that led me to GibsonUSA.com. In digging around Gibson USA’s website I learned that they also manufacture products for Chrissy Teigen’s […]

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Recommended Small Appliances: New Vitamixes

Please read and share this post! Thank you. To share this post on Facebook, Click Here.- – HELLO! People keep asking me about appliances… – I have tested several versions of this newer model of Vitamix — and ALL of the accessible components (including the cord and knobs) were *lead-free* when tested with an XRF […]

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2018 Wonder Woman Pencil Box Tin Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Wonder Woman Pencil Tin, Purchased New at Target in 2018

I bought this for my son Charlie at the beginning of the school year. He’s a Wonder Woman fan, loves the color pink and is always drawing with colored pencils (so is in constant need of things like pencil boxes!) Because this is a new item manufactured for use by children (and sold by a […]

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Menorah My Husband Made Me Lead Safe Mama

The Lead-free “Travel Chanukiah” my husband and sons made for me.

Did you know that most Chanukah menorah’s have high levels of Lead? [Link] The picture here is of the Lead-free Chanukah* “Travel Chanukiah*” (Chanukah menorah) that my husband and sons made for me when we were shooting my film. Since we left to start shooting early in December (of 2011) we were on the road […]

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Starbucks 2018 Reusable Red Holiday Cup Toxicity Testing Lead Safe Mama 2

Does the 2018 Starbucks reusable holiday cup test positive for any “nasties”?

If you have been following my work for a while you know that I have found several Starbucks branded cups and mugs to be positive for high levels of Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd) in the past. To see more Starbucks cups & mugs I have tested, Click Here. Therefore I was not surprised today, […]

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Drawer Pull Silver Colored Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Silver Colored Drawer-Pull, XRF Test Results

The drawer pull pictured here had the following results when tested with an XRF instrument. Metal Designation (Per XRF GUI): Metal-C745NiAg The readings below are based on a two minute (120 second) test. Lead (Pb): Non-Detect/Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect/Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect/Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect/Negative Barium (Ba): Non-Detect/Negative Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect/Negative Selenium (Se): Non-Detect/Negative Chromium (Cr): 477 +/- 92 ppm Bromine […]

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LeadFree Corelle Winter Frost White Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#TopPic: Lead-Free Dish Set, “Service for Four” for under $43!

Creating a lead-free kitchen does NOT have to be expensive! In fact, many of the best lead-free choices out there are also the least expensive options in their product categories. As most of my followers know, my favorite reliably lead-free dishes are any plain white Corelle sets (sets with no colorful decorative elements). You can […]

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