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Rosary Beads Charm Tested in 2017 LeadSafe Mama Tamara Rubin

Rosary Bead Charm – Positive for Lead at 5,190 ppm.

The metal charm on the rosary bead strand pictured here was positive for Lead (Pb) at 5,190 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in an item made for use by children specifically is anything 100 ppm Lead or higher in the substrate or anything 90 ppm […]

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#LeadFree: Black Silicone Chew Beads

Silicone Chew Beads:  Lead Free (NonDetect/ ND for Pb). Also ND for As & Hg! 13 ppm Cd. To see a similar product online click here!* For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here! Learn more about XRF Testing here. Please consider contributing in support of my consumer goods testing & childhood lead poisoning prevention advocacy work here or here. […]

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#LeadedJewelry: Vintage Faux Pearls

37,287 ppm Arsenic. 307 ppm Cadmium. Greater than 10% (>100,000) ppm lead. Tested with an XRF. Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Jewelry intended for adults is not regulated for total lead content – especially antique / vintage jewelry (which may be deteriorating/ chalking into the […]

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