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2014 Enamelware Metal Mug, “I Garden” (Purchased at New Seasons Market): 15,000 ppm Lead

This enamelware mug was purchased around 2014 at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon. When tested with an XRF instrument the exterior was positive for 15,000 ppm Lead. There is no mark or maker noted on this mug. For context: the amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for […]

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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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