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Polished Metalware Tray: 757 ppm Lead (All trays like this that I have tested have been positive for Lead.)

When tested with an XRF instrument this metalware tray had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 757 +/- 45 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect (Nd) Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (Nd) Barium (Ba): Non-Detect (Nd) Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect (Nd) Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect (Nd) Selenium (Se): Non-Detect (Nd) I have tested dozens of these metalware trays and they are always positive for […]

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Yellow Lemon Citrus Squeezer Lead Safe Mama 1

Yellow Painted Hand Juicer / Citrus Press: 658 ppm Lead (No mark or maker).

When tested with an XRF instrument this yellow hand juicer  / citrus juicer / lemon squeezer  had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 658 +/- 45 ppm Barium (Ba): 7,731 +/- 336 ppm Tin (Sn): 213 +/- 25 ppm Gold (Au): 259 +/- 101 ppm Zinc (Zn): 4,401 +/- 212 ppm Copper (Cu): 2,544 +/- 161 […]

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Patron Tequila Mahli Citrus Juicer Lead Safe Mama 1

Bare Metal Patron Tequila Hand Juicer / Citrus Press: 853 ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Patron Tequila hand juicer  / citrus juicer / lemon squeezer (or I guess it would be a lime squeezer? because… tequila!?) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 853 +/- 46 ppm Chromium (Cr): 454 +/- 117 ppm Tin (Sn): 213 +/- 21 ppm Zinc (Zn): 8,896 +/- 299 […]

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GSI Outdoor 2018 Red Enamel Espresso Cup Camping Cup Baby Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Does your baby’s cup have toxic heavy metals in it? This enamelware “baby cup” tested positive for 16,200 ppm Cadmium!

Please note: This is NOT a post just about one red enamelware baby cup, it’s an overview of safe and unsafe baby cups I have found and how to make sure you choose a safe cup for YOUR baby! Please take the time to read the whole post (scrolling past all the images) and to […]

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2018 Santa Claus Dollar Tree Christmas Tray Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Santa Claus Design Metal Tray / Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Santa Claus Design Metal Tray By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was actually not at all surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, most new tins (and items made of the same material as cookie tins […]

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2018 Snowman Dollar Tree Christmas Tray Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Snowman Design Metal Tray / Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Snowman Design Metal Tray By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was actually not at all surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, most new tins (and items made of the same material as cookie tins – […]

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2018 Red And White Dollar Tree Christmas Snowflake Tray Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Red & White Snow Flake Metal Tray / Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Snowflake Design Red & White Metal Tray By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was actually not at all surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, most new tins (and items made of the same material as […]

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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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Newer (c. 2014) Orange Painted Michael Graves Hand Citrus Juicer: 429 ppm Lead

Newish! (tested in July of 2014) orange painted “Michael Graves” metal hand juicer. Positive for Lead at 429 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. Most of the juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of lead. Click HERE to see a few more examples. For context: the amount […]

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White Painted Pampered Chef Hand Juicer / Citrus Press (c. 2007): 552 ppm Lead

Pampered Chef hand juicer  / citrus juicer (c. 2007) with chipping peeling paint: positive for lead at 552 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. This piece was negative for Arsenic. Most juicers like this that I have tested have been positive for high levels of Lead. Click HERE to see a few more examples. […]

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