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#LeadFree: 1973 Vintage Fisher Price Circus Train

Vintage 1973 Plastic Fisher Price Circus Train. Tested with an XRF instrument. All components were non-detect for lead (Pb), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg.). The white plastic component of this toy is positive for cadmium at 43 +/- 10 ppm.  Here’s more info about cadmium. Here is a modern version of a similar toy on […]

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Vintage Fisher Price Merry_Go_Round Toy: 4,897 ppm Lead + Arsenic

This vintage plastic Fisher Price playground merry-go-round toy tested positive for Lead and Arsenic. The green plastic: 2,035 +/- 54 ppm Lead 39 +/- 36 ppm Arsenic The yellow plastic: 4,897 +/- 104 ppm Lead 391 +/- 58 ppm Arsenic  Click here to see readings for each of the little people! The amount of Lead […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Fisher Price Cowboy With White Hat

This little vintage Fisher Price plastic cowboy with a green body and white hat tested positive for lead and arsenic. His green body was 3,377 +/- 71 ppm lead and 114 +/- 43 ppm arsenic. Lead is considered unsafe for children at levels of 90 ppm and higher (by modern standards.) Tested with an XRF […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Plastic Fisher Price Lady With Blue Dress & Yellow Hair

This little vintage Fisher Price lady is positive for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic. Her yellow hair came in at 4,723 +/- 97 ppm lead, 69 +/-13 ppm cadmium and 166 +/- 54 ppm arsenic. Her face was positive for 472 +/- 23 ppm lead, 118 +/- 13 ppm cadmium and 13 +/- 7 mercury. […]

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#Cadmium: Vintage Fisher Price Lady with White Hair

This little vintage Fisher Price plastic lady with a yellow dress and white hair tested negative for lead but positive for cadmium and mercury in her face. The cadmium reading is 98 +/- 13 ppm and the mercury reading was 21 +/- 7 ppm. Cadmium is considered unsafe for children at levels of 40 ppm […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Fisher Price Little People

These vintage little people are positive for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), arsenic (As) and cadmium (Cd.) Click on each of the links below to see the readings for the specific little person. Plastic lady with blue dress & yellow hair. Plastic boy in orange. Man with yellow hat. Plastic lady with white hair. Tested with […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Fisher Price Little People, Blue Lady.

This little vintage Fisher Price lady has a wooden body and wooden head, with yellow plastic moulded hair. Her blue body is #LeadSafe at 13 +/- 6 ppm lead, but has cadmium at 226 +/- 17 ppm cadmium (Cd). Cadmium is considered toxic to children (by modern standards) at levels of 40 ppm and higher. […]

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Vintage Fisher Price Little People

Link to this post on Facebook so you can share it! Little People, Vintage: as high as 1,466 ppm lead Both the plastic substrate and painted faces contain unsafe levels of lead.  With these little guys that is a big problem, because children ALWAYS seem to pop them in their mouths! And the part that […]

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