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#LeadFree: Green Silicone Eva Cup

Eva Cup: Tested negative for lead (Pb), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg), but consistent with most of the silicone products I have tested it was positive for trace cadmium (Cd). I did two tests: One came in at 12 +/- 6 ppm Cd The second test came in at 18 +/- 7 ppm Cd Tested […]

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#LeadFree: Luna Cup, Purple

As with all of the menstrual cups I have tested so far (from four different brands: Lena, Luna, Diva and Eva) this brand-new (was ordered and sent to me directly) purple silicone menstrual cup from Luna was positive for trace cadmium when tested with an XRF instrument. See all of my menstrual cup posts by […]

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#LeadFree: Diva Brand Menstrual Cup

Diva Cup: Tested negative for lead (Pb), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg), but consistent with most of the silicone products I have tested it was positive for trace cadmium (Cd) at 17 +/- 4 ppm. Tested with an XRF instrument. Considered safe by all regulatory standards that I am aware of. Tested multiple times to confirm results (all […]

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Blue Lena Cup

Lena’s Final Follow Up Post on My Page (so far)

This is the final post from Lena on my Facebook Page. I included both a typed version (I typed it up, excuse any typos!) and a screenshot version here (grabbed from when they originally made the comment.) I can’t seem to find this comment in the hundreds of comments on my page. They may have […]

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#LeadFree: Pink Lena Cup

Tested with an XRF instrument: Tested positive for 22 ppm Cadmium +/-7 ppm.  Was non-detect (negative) for lead, mercury and arsenic. Lena’s response to this post on Facebook. #MenstrualCupGate2018 – From my original (updated) Facebook post: To my knowledge items like this are not regulated for the presence of toxicants (like cadmium), as found when […]

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My Feb 5 Facebook Post Response to Lena Cup

Below is my response to the comment posted by Lena Cup on my LeadSafeMama Facebook page from February 5, 2018, exactly as posted on Facebook. #MenstrualCupGate2018 Click here to read the comment I am responding to. Please share this one!!! – 1) so my Facebook page is “unofficial” – okay? Unofficial what? How? – 2) […]

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Blue Lena Cup

#LeadFree: Blue Lena Cup

Tested with an XRF instrument: Tested positive for 19 ppm Cadmium +/-7 ppm.  Was non-detect (negative) for lead, mercury and arsenic. Lena’s response to this post on Facebook. – From my original (updated) Facebook post on February 4th: To my knowledge items like this are not regulated for the presence of toxicants (like cadmium), as […]

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February 2018 Response from Lena Cup

In February of 2018 I posted on Facebook that I had found trace levels of cadmium (at amounts that were considered safe by all standards) in silicone menstrual cups, and specifically two different menstrual cups from the brand “Lena” had each tested positive for trace cadmium.  This level of cadmium in “medical grade” silicone products […]

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#LeadFree: Green Sprouts Silicone Cup

Green Sprouts Silicone Child’s Cup: Lead Free! (Non-Detect [ND] for As & Hg Too!) This particular item was positive for trace cadmium (at a level that is considered safe by all standards.). I have been finding trace cadmium in many silicone items (both those intended for children and those intended for adults)  Please check out these […]

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