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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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#Leaded: New (2017) Brass Menorah

This is a new brass menorah purchased in 2017 at New Season Market in Portland, Oregon. Made in India (as all nice Menorahs are – lol!) Tested with an XRF instrument. 36,000 +/- 1,500 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead […]

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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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