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Norpro 123 Grip-EZ Handy Flat Grater With Black Rubberized Handle

Tamara’s Kitchen: Norpro 123 Grip-EZ Handy Flat Grater With Black Rubberized Handle

Norpro 123 Grip-EZ Handy Flat Grater With Black Rubberized Handle: non-detect (negative/ND) for Lead (Pb), Arsenic (As), Cadmium (Cd) and Mercury (Hg) when tested with an XRF instrument. This is mine (from my kitchen) – and is several years old, which is why in my personal photos of the item the little red band is […]

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#LeadFree: Crate & Barrel “Miguel Highball” Made In Mexico Drinking Glass

This Crate & Barrel “Miguel Highball” drinking glass (Made In Mexico) was negative (non-detect/ND) for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) and arsenic (As) when tested with an XRF instrument. See more Crate & Barrel items I have tested here. As always, please let me know if you have any questions! Tamara Rubin #LeadSafeMama

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#LeadFree: Crate & Barrel Made In Japan White Ceramic Mug

This Crate & Barrel white ceramic mug (Made In Japan) was negative (non-detect/ND) for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) and arsenic (As) when tested with an XRF instrument. The glaze on the main part of the cup was positive for the following metals when tested with an XRF instrument: Barium (Ba): 131 +/- 42 […]

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Starbucks Ceramic Espresso Mug 2014 Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#LeadFree: White Starbucks Espresso Mug, c. 2014

This small white Starbucks espresso mug was tested with an XRF instrument in June of 2014 and was negative for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) and arsenic (As.) The year of manufacture of this piece is unknown, but it was fairly new at the time it was tested (sorry I did not think to […]

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#LeadFree: 2018 New Crate & Barrel “Aspen” Made In Indonesia White Ceramics

This set of brand new (purchased in February 2018) Crate & Barrel white ceramic dishes (made in Indonesia) were non-detect for lead (Pb), arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), and mercury (Hg) when tested with an XRF instrument. This set readings is true for all components and all sides (inside and out, back and front) including the […]

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#AskTamara: What is Carbon Steel? (Morakniv, Made in Sweden Carving Knife)

#AskTamara Q: What is carbon steel? A: The following XRF readings are all of the metals detected when testing the Morakniv “Made In Sweden” knife (pictured here), which is marked “Carbon Steel”. While I have not tested a lot of carbon steel items, these readings are likely typical for carbon steel. Chromium (Cr): 2,094 +/- […]

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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!)

More info to be posted shortly, but in the meantime check this out! Thank you. Click on the image below to go directly to their site to order your new lead-free hose and accessories!

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Rae Dunn Lead Free Stemless Wine Glasses Happiness Believe Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: Rae Dunn Stemless Wine Glasses, “Happiness” & “Believe”

These glasses tested negative for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), arsenic (As) and Cadmium (Cd) when tested with an XRF instrument. They were newly purchased in 2018 at Marshall’s.  You can enter for a chance to win this exact set of glasses (pictured here) by participating in a little Facebook giveaway today (5/21/2018 – 5/22/2018). This […]

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A New Trend In Stupidity: : Expensive Fancy Cookware with Leaded Brass Handles Is All The Rage In Kitchen “Fashion”

Words companies are currently using to describe their contemporary cookware that incorporates last-century high-lead-content brass decorative elements (these are screenshots from their websites:)   This one is a hard subject for me; I almost don’t know where to start because there is so much to say… First and foremost, realize that in many cases, the […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex OvenChef Roaster

This Duralex OvenChef clear glass rectangular roaster was shipped to me new in 2014 (sent to me for testing directly by the manufacturer).  It tested negative for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to this […]

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