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Wellington Ecru Polished Tile Lead Safe Mama 1

Wellington Ecru Stone-Look Porcelain Tile from tilebar: Negative for Pb, As, Cd, Hg & Sb!

When tested with an XRF instrument, the tile pictured here had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected, tests were done for a minimum of 60 seconds): Barium (Ba): 1,715 +/- 113 ppm Zinc (Zn): 15,600 +/- 500 ppm Copper (Cu): 221 +/- 56 ppm Iron (Fe): 1,595 +/- 238 ppm Vanadium (V): […]

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Dujour Polished Honey Tile Lead Safe Mama 1

DuJour Polished Honey ceramic tile from tilebar: 1,502 ppm Lead (90 ppm is unsafe for kids’ items)

When tested with an XRF instrument, the tile pictured here had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected, tests were done for a minimum of 60 seconds): Lead (Pb): 1,502 +/- 84 ppm Barium (Ba): 978 +/- 101 ppm Antimony (Sb): 135 +/- 31 ppm Zinc (Zn): 15,700 +/- 600 ppm Copper (Cu): […]

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Dujour Natural Honey Tile Lead Safe Mama 1

Dujour Natural Honey ceramic tile from tilebar: “ND” (negative) for Lead, Cadmium, Mercury & Arsenic

When tested with an XRF instrument, the tile pictured here had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected, tests were done for a minimum of 60 seconds): Barium (Ba): 150 +/- 46 ppm Chromium (Cr): 626 +/- 85 ppm Antimony (Sb): 297 +/- 22 ppm Zinc (Zn): 1,911 +/- 94 ppm Copper (Cu): […]

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Made In Italy Natursutten Natural Rubber Pacifier Lead Safe Mama 2

“Made In Italy” Natural Rubber Natursutten Pacifier: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free.

“Made In Italy” Natural Rubber Natursutten Pacifier Amazon affiliate link for this pacifier: https://amzn.to/2CkdlfF When tested with an XRF instrument, this pacifier had the following readings. [Each test was done for at least 120 seconds / 2-minutes.] Reading Set One: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Bromine (Br): 3 +/- 1 […]

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Made In Italy Clear Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Lead Safe Mama 1

“Made In Italy” Clear Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free

  “Made In Italy” Clear Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Amazon affiliate link for this pacifier: https://amzn.to/2CkXD43 When tested with an XRF instrument, this pacifier had the following readings. [Test was done for 120 seconds / 2-minutes.] Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Barium (Ba): 992 +/- 156 ppm No other […]

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Made In Italy Blue Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Lead Safe Mama 1

“Made In Italy” Blue Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free

“Made In Italy” Blue Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Amazon affiliate link for this pacifier: https://amzn.to/2AHOJxu When tested with an XRF instrument, this pacifier had the following readings. [Test was done for 180 seconds / 3-minutes.] Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Barium (Ba): 815 +/- 117 ppm No other metals […]

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1810 Calderoni Made In Italy Stainless Steel Fork Lead Safe Mama 3

18-10 Stainless Steel Fork, c. 2003 – Borromeo Pattern by Calderoni, Italy: Lead Free

Please scroll down for the XRF test results for an 18/10 stainless steel fork in the Borromeo pattern by Calderoni (Made in Italy) c. 2001 through 2003. This was the silverware my husband and I got for our wedding flatware when we merged our households. Purchased c. 2003. Related: #AskTamara: What do you use to […]

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Tiffany And Co Piggy Bank Not intended for Children Lead Safe Mama

This Tiffany & Co piggy bank tested positive for lead, but the company insisted it is not a problem because it is “not intended for use by children.”

A Tiffany & Co piggy bank (elephant shaped), new c. 2013, tested very high positive for lead, but company insisted (at the time) that this was not a violation of the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008) because (the company says) the product is “not intended for use by children.” The image above […]

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Vietri Plate

#Leaded: Vietri Dishes, Made in Italy

All of the Vietri pieces I have tested have been positive for at least some level of lead.  Most have been in the 1,000 to 2,000 ppm range. Testing was done with an XRF instrument. These dishes are made in Italy. This particular dish (which is a very light gray color) tested positive for lead […]

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