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Is my tupperware Toxic Lead Safe Mama overview post

Is MY Tupperware Toxic? Here are pictures of everything I have tested so far with links to the XRF test results.

Check back here periodically for updates. Each time I add a new post I will upload a picture and link it to the post with the test results. Please note that just because (for example) ONE orange cup is negative for toxicants that does not mean that all items of that color will be negative. […]

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Red Tupperware Mug and Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

Red Tupperware Mug and Saucer, Year Unknown: Red plastic elements are negative for Lead, Mercury, Cadmium & Arsenic.

To see more Tupperware items I have tested, click here. The saucer of this set was sent to me for testing. The only consideration with this that my readers really need to be aware of is that I have not tested the white decorative element on the mug and cannot know without testing if that […]

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Are Legos Nontoxic Lead Safe Mama 2019

#AskTamara: Are Legos® nontoxic? Lead-Safe? Lead-Free?

#AskTamara Question: Are Legos® nontoxic? Lead-Safe? Lead-Free? Well for those who are here for a quick answer: Yes, new Legos® are safe! I have personally never tested any new Legos® (new in the past 14 years) that were positive for any the main four toxicants I look for in my work (Lead, Mercury, Arsenic and […]

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Fortunoff Artificial Christmas Tree Example Lead Safe Mama 3

Another Artificial Christmas Tree Example, c. 2010: This one is LEAD FREE and ANTIMONY FREE

This tree sample was sent in by Liz, a reader of my blog. She lives in New York and told me she purchased this tree at Fortunoff’s about 9 years ago (c. 2010) and does not remember the brand (but that it was “expensive” at the time). Sorry I don’t have more information about the […]

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Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Door Knob Lead Safe Mama 2

Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components.

When tested with an XRF instrument (all accessible components tested) this Brandywine Stainless Steel Finish knob set from Home Depot (pictured here) had the following readings (with each reading done for at least 60 seconds): Main part of Knob / Handle that you touch: Stainless Steel # 304 Metals not detected by the XRF are […]

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Maple Landmark Wooden Toy Train Lead Safe Mama 2

Maple Landmark Wooden Magnetic Train: Lead-Free, Cadmium-Free, Arsenic-Free, Mercury-Free! #SaferChoice

Click here to see similar products by this company on Amazon*: https://amzn.to/2Eq8pqX When tested with an XRF instrument this small wooden train car made by Maple Landmark of Vermont was negative for any toxicants. Please see below for the XRF test results for each of the components tested. Gray Painted Logo on Bottom of Train (image […]

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Macks Silicone Putty Ear Plugs Lead Safe Mama

Mack’s Pillow Soft Silicone Putty Earplugs: Lead Free, Cadmium Free! #SaferChoice

Here’s an a link to this product on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2VlUJ6U When tested with an XRF instrument these Mack’s Pillow Soft Silicone Putty Earplugs had the following readings (with each test done for at least 60 seconds and all metals decade by the XRF listed below): Barium (Ba): 895 +/- 169 ppm Barium was the only metal […]

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Munchkin Safety Knob Cover Childproofing Lead Safe Mama 1

Munchkin Door Knob Safety Cover (for child proofing): Lead-Free, Cadmium-Free, Mercury-Free, Arsenic-Free.

Here’s a link to check out this product on Amazon*: https://amzn.to/2tDoQLn When tested with an XRF instrument this white plastic Munchkin brand door knob safety cover (for childproofing, so kiddos cannot open your doors) had the following readings: Tests done for a minimum of 60 seconds. All metals detected by the XRF are listed below. Barium […]

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Royal Norfolk Greenbrier International Dollar Tree Store Burgundy Plate Lead Safe Mama 3

Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Burgundy Ceramic Plate: 339 ppm Lead + 52 ppm Cadmium

Dollar Tree Store Burgundy / Maroon / Wine Colored Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. To see more items from dollar tree stores / 99 cent stores  that I have tested already, Click HERE. When tested with an XRF instrument this plate had the following readings (on the food surface). [Note: readings on […]

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Bean Pot Urn Lead Safe Mama 1

Rancho Gordo Tehuacan Clay Bean Pot (Unglazed) from Puebla, Mexico: Lead Free!

This is a rare find. A piece of Mexican pottery that is marked and sold as Lead-free that is ACTUALLY Lead-free. The reason for this is that it is entirely unglazed. I think this is a terrific option if you are looking for a bean pot or cooking vessel of this type and if I […]

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