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Monkey Feet Brown Leather Toddler Shoes Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#XRFTesting: Monkey Feet Brown Leather Buckle Shoes

#XRFTesting: Monkey Feet Brown Leather Buckle Shoes Exterior Brown Leather, Top of Shoe: Barium (Ba): 742 +/- 140 ppm Chromium (Cr): 1,604 +/- 113 ppm Zinc (Zn): 43 +/- 16 ppm Iron (Fe): 11,200 +/- 200 ppm Vanadium (V): 1,592 +/- 240 ppm Titanium (Ti): 2,987 +/- 369 ppm Brown Rubber/Plastic Sole, Bottom of Shoe: […]

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2013 Mini Star Puppy Dog Leather Baby Shoes Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: Mini Star Leather Baby Shoes With Puppy Dogs

These Mini Star brand leather baby shoes (with a puppy dog design) were tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. They were negative for lead. Exact date of manufacture is unknown. Click here to see more baby shoes that I have tested. Here’s an example of a new shoe from this company (on Amazon).* *Amazon […]

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#Leaded: Gold Painted Leather Baby Shoes

When the owner of these shoes came to a testing event, she had a few of her dishes and other household items tested.  Then one of the other mothers there suggested her baby’s shoes be tested (as she was already on her way out the door!) These golden moccasins were positive for lead at 1,674 […]

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Do Walmart Jelly Shoes Have Lead

Do Walmart Jelly Shoes Have Lead? (Video)

Scroll down for video. In response to concern of parents around the country about the potential for lead (Pb) contamination in “Jelly Shoes” sold by Walmart, I decided to take a trip to Walmart with my friend Carissa from Creative Green Living and to bring with us an X-Ray fluorescence spectrometer (also called an XRF […]

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Viral Again! Walmart Jelly Shoes (Video)

Carissa and I posted this video (embedded video is at the bottom of the page) on Facebook yesterday evening at 5:27 p.m. Just over 25 hours later, at 6:37 p.m. tonight, the video had 22,000+ views and the post had reached 73,494 people!  Just 19 minutes later I checked back and the views were at 23,000+ […]

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#Leaded: Older Robeez-Style Baby Shoes

This older Robeez* baby shoe tested positive for lead: 626 ppm lead (yellow), 264 ppm lead (red), 40 ppm lead (brown sole) . Older “hand-me-down” Robeez shoe… (Year unknown, from before the new legislation I hope! – I mean really how many babies put their shoes in their mouth!) Newer Robeez brand shoes (post 2010) […]

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