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Two Orange Tupperware Bowls Lead Safe Mama 2

Consumers can’t tell: one of these Tupperware bowls has 3,136 ppm Cadmium + 773 Mercury (both are poisons), one does not.

As a consumer you have no way to know which vintage Tupperware piece has toxic heavy metals (including Mercury, Arsenic, Cadmium, Antimony and Lead – some of which are well documented known carcinogens) and which does not.   It is time for Tupperware to step in and make a public statement about this (and possibly […]

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Vintage Orange Tupperware Nesting Measuring Cups with Cadmium Lead Safe Mama 3

Orange Tupperware Vintage Measuring Cups: 61 ppm Cadmium. Cadmium is a known carcinogen for humans.

To see more Tupperware items I have tested, click here. When using an XRF instrument to test these plastic measuring cups (which are made of solid orange plastic with no painted markings or decorations) they had the following readings: Cadmium (Cd): 61 +/- 7 ppm Barium (Ba): 138 +/- 71 ppm Zinc (Zn): 394 +/- […]

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Orange Tall Skinny Tupperware Cup Lead Safe Mama 1

Orange Tupperware Cup (year unknown): Non-detect for Lead, Mercury, Cadmium and Arsenic.

To see more Tupperware items I have tested, click here. When using an XRF instrument to test this plastic cup (which is made of solid orange plastic with no painted markings or decorations) it had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Negative/Non-Detect (Nd) Cadmium (Cd): Negative/Non-Detect (Nd) Arsenic (As): Negative/Non-Detect (Nd) Chromium (Cr): Negative/Non-Detect (Nd) Antimony (Sb): Negative/Non-Detect […]

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Orange Tupperware Funnel Lead Safe Mama 4

Vintage Orange Tupperware Funnel With Handle: 1,714 ppm Lead + 17 ppm Cadmium + 181 ppm Arsenic

  To see more Tupperware items I have tested, click here. When using an XRF instrument to test this funnel (which is made of solid orange plastic with no painted markings or decorations) it had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 1,714 +/- 29 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 17 +/- 6 ppm Arsenic (As): 181 +/- 20 […]

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Vintage Orange Tupperware Bowl With Lid Lead Safe Mama 6

Vintage Tupperware ORANGE bowl: 3,380 ppm Cadmium + 935 ppm Mercury (both are extremely poisonous to humans)

To read details about the concern for toxicants in vintage Tupperware products, I encourage you to read my original post on the subject here (and please also read all of the comments and responses on that post for the full conversation.) Thank you! [Please also scroll down to see all of the images – which […]

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Orange Royal Norfolk Dollar Tree Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

2019 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Orange Glazed Ceramic Bowl: 103 ppm Lead + 210 ppm Cadmium

  2019 Dollar Tree Orange Glazed Ceramic Bowl, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Please note: In general, dishes like this cannot be tested with a home test kit like a LeadCheck swab. To better understand why […]

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Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Ceramic Made In China Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Orange Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: 985 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $38.00 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at the […]

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Orange Waechtersbach Germany Bowl from Williams Sonoma Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

#Leaded: Orange Waechtersbach German Bowl, c. 2009

 Orange Waechtersbach Bowl from Williams Sonoma Made in Germany When tested with an XRF instrument this bowl had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 28,800 +/- 900 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 3,109 +/- 158 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): : Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): 4,713 +/- 276 ppm To learn more about XRF testing, click […]

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#LeadedDishes: Bauer Los Angeles Plate, Orange

Orange plate, vintage Bauer, Los Angeles: 459,300 parts per million lead. [Sorry about the fuzzy photo!] Tested negative with Lead Check swab (which are designed to test for lead on painted surfaces – not pottery)- Why take the risk? The only way to know is lead is leaching is to send it to a lab. […]

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