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Burts Bees Baby 100% Organic Cotton Jammies (24 mo), Made in India: Lead Free

Below are the XRF test results for the Burt’s Bees Baby Organic Cotton Pajamas (Made in India) pictured here. What I love about this example is that the photos clearly show that a baby will CHEW on these zippers, so it is extra important that these components are free of toxicants. This is one reason […]

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#Leaded: “Made in India” Stainless Lunch Box With Leaded Brass Accents

This goes in the category of “Things in my home that I never thought to test until now!” This is a lunch box/ food storage container made of stainless steel. My husband pointed out that the little moving parts that make up the top of the clasp system are actually yellow brass. I hadn’t noticed […]

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New (2017) Brass Chanukah Menorah: 36,000 ppm Lead

This post is a Chanukah menorah buying guide (of sorts!), check out the lead-free options and please read about the concerns for leaded brass in general. This is a new brass menorah purchased in 2017 at New Season Market in Portland, Oregon. Made in India by Biedermann & Sons. To see more menorahs I have […]

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#LeadedKitchen: Butterfly Pressure Cookers

Inside nut on Butterfly brand pressure cooker: 120,500 ppm lead. This particular pressure cooker was the potential and likely source of poisoning of a young boy who had a chronic low-level lead exposure that went undetected for more than a year.  He ate rice from this pressure cooker daily. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting […]

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