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#LeadFree: Sleepy Hollow New York Commemorative Fridge Magnet

Sleepy Hollow New York Commemorative Fridge Magnet Made primarily of Zinc. This item had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect/ND – Negative* Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect/ND – Negative* Arsenic (As): Non-Detect/ND – Negative* Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect/ND – Negative* Chromium ( Cr): 522 +/- 146 ppm Zinc (Zn): 985,100 +/- 12,000 ppm Cooper (Cu): […]

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#Leaded: Vintage MatchBox Car Vinyl Case

Vintage vinyl MatchBox car case. Made in Canada. Tested positive for as much as 310 ppm lead. In 2017 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm (or higher in) the substrate. – Would you […]

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#AskTamara: Are New Fisher Price Mega Bloks Lead Free?

Below are the XRF test results for the new (2017) Fisher Price Mega Bloks pictured here. Lead (Pb): Negative / Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Negative / Non-Detect Arsenic (As):  Negative / Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Negative / Non-Detect Tested with an XRF Instrument. All components were tested including each color block and all components of bag (zipper, […]

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