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Ikea Reusable Silicone Muffin Cups 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Ikea Reusable Silicone Muffin Cups: Cadmium FREE!!!

I bought these for my son, expecting them to be free of toxicants… and (as usual) Ikea delivered the goods!! Unlike many other silicone baking items that have trace levels of Cadmium, these Ikea baking cups are Cadmium free (and Lead free too of course!) To see more examples of silicone items I have tested […]

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Mrs Andersons Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat Lead Safe Mama 2

Mrs. Anderson’s Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat (2018): Positive for Trace Levels of Cadmium

When tested with an XRF instrument this Mrs. Anderson’s Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat (purchased new in 2018) was positive for trace levels of Cadmium. Trace (in this context) means VERY LOW levels (likely as a contaminant of colorants, not an intentional additive to the product materials.) To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Full XRF […]

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Chrissy Tiegen Cravings Green Silicone Mixing Spoon 1 Lead Safe Mama

Cravings By Chrissy Teigen Wood & Green Silicone Spoon From Target: Lead-Free!

I recently tested some pieces from Pioneer Woman and found lead in them. As a result of that testing I did a little digging into what company makes the products for Pioneer Woman and that led me to GibsonUSA.com. In digging around Gibson USA’s website I learned that they also manufacture products for Chrissy Teigen’s […]

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Oxo Good Grips Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

#LeadFree: 2018 OXO Good Grips Green Silicone Steamer Basket

OXO Good Grips Green Silicone Steamer Basket. Made In China. Purchased new on Amazon in July of 2018. For more OXO items I have tested, click here. The XRF metals reading for this item are: Zinc (Zn): 118 +/- 20 ppm Copper (Cu): 56 +/- 23 ppm Titanium (Ti): 932 +/- 530 ppm It was […]

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Sunsella Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer 1

#LeadFree: Sunsella Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer

Sunsella Green Silicone Vegetable Steamer. Made In China. Purchased new on Amazon in July of 2018. Please note: this thing REEKS of chemicals. The smell coming out of the package was quite overwhelming. Not all chemicals are metals or have metal components, so not all chemicals are detectable with an XRF instrument. The XRF metals […]

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#LeadSafe: July 2018 New OXO GoodGrips Silicone Flexible Turner Spatula

This 2018 New OXO GoodGrips Silicone Flexible Turner Spatula is lead free in the spatula blade and metal part of the handle when tested with an XRF instrument. It was also negative (ND/ Non-Detect) for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg). The rubberized (black) part of the handle is positive for trace lead at 27 […]

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#LeadFree: Sur La Table Silicone Spoon With Stainless Handle

This Sur La Table mixing spoon / baking utensil has a stainless steel handle and black silicone spoon end. All components were negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. The black silicone of the spoon was positive for a very low level of cadmium (10 +/- 6 parts per million). […]

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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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