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 […]
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 […]
“Made in India” wooden box. Brass Components: 13,000 ppm lead, tested with an XRF instrument.
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 […]
Jewelry from India: 335,500 parts per million lead!!! Tested with an XRF Click here for #SaferChoices: Solid silver jewelry marked “925” – with natural stones (not crystals.)
Steam vent on Butterfly stainless pressure cooker: in center = 12,000 ppm lead, on side 6,412 ppm lead. Made in India Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.
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 […]