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#Leaded: Russian Khokhloma Wooden Decorated Spoon, 1985

Testing with an XRF instrument revealed this decorative Khokhloma wooden spoon from Russia to have the following ingredients (in the painted markings): Lead (Pb): 1,994 +/- 67 ppm Mercury (Hg): 7,624 +/- 148 ppm Arsenic (As): 70 +/- 36 ppm Barium (Ba): 607 +/- 107 ppm Chromium (Cr): 489 +/- 73 ppm Bromine (Br): 327 […]

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#Leaded: Misha / Mishka 1980 Russian Olympics Figurine

Misha / Mishka 1980 Russian Olympics Mascot, Moscow. Tested with an XRF instrument, positive for lead at 16,500 +/- 500 ppm and cadmium at 111 +/- 12 ppm. In 2017 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating […]

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