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#Leaded: Enamelware Metal Mug, “I Garden”

Enamelware mug purchased c. 2014 at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon. Exterior tested positive for 15,000 ppm lead. No mark or maker noted. Tested with an XRF in 2014. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting: Recycled Tinted Glass & Cocktails!

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing recycled tinted glass from Spain, hot of the display shelf at Target! As we say in the video, recycled glass is often very high in lead.  I can’t say from looking at a product if it is going to leach […]

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