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KitchenAid Red Silicone Spatula with Bamboo Handle 2019 Lead Safe Mama 1

Kitchenaid 2019 Red Silicone & Bamboo Spatula Set: 11 +/- 4 ppm Lead! [Safe by all standards, but…]

In response to testing an older (c. 2010) yellow version of this exact same product (and finding high levels of lead in that product – see it on this link) I decided to follow up and purchase and test a new (2019) version of the product in red. (The yellow appears to no longer be […]

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c. 2010 KitchenAid Yellow Rubber Spatula Lead Safe Mama 1

What were you thinking, Kitchenaid?! (c. 2010) Yellow Silicone Spatula: 970 +/- 29 ppm Lead! [90 is unsafe in kids’ items.]

Here’s the story behind this particular spatula (which is now in my “Museum of Lead” collection!): Sometime over the last couple of years I visited my friend “K,” and tested her family’s everyday household things for Lead and other toxicants (that’s a big part of what I do to help families who have concerns about […]

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MAM Silicone Pacifier with Fish Design Lead Safe Mama 1

MAM Silicone Pacifier: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free. I used this brand with my children.

MAM Silicone Pacifier Amazon affiliate link for this pacifier: https://amzn.to/2VVZfKm When tested with an XRF instrument, this pacifier had the following readings. [Each test was done for at least 120 seconds / 2-minutes.] Reading Set One, Silicone Nipple: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Barium (Ba): 634 +/- 151 ppm […]

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Made In Italy Clear Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Lead Safe Mama 1

“Made In Italy” Clear Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free

  “Made In Italy” Clear Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Amazon affiliate link for this pacifier: https://amzn.to/2CkXD43 When tested with an XRF instrument, this pacifier had the following readings. [Test was done for 120 seconds / 2-minutes.] Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Barium (Ba): 992 +/- 156 ppm No other […]

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Made In Italy Blue Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Lead Safe Mama 1

“Made In Italy” Blue Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free

“Made In Italy” Blue Silicone NaturalFit Chicco Pacifier Amazon affiliate link for this pacifier: https://amzn.to/2AHOJxu When tested with an XRF instrument, this pacifier had the following readings. [Test was done for 180 seconds / 3-minutes.] Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Barium (Ba): 815 +/- 117 ppm No other metals […]

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Suncraft Blue Elephant Sippy Cup Lead Safe Mama 1

Suncraft Stainless Steel Child’s Cup with Blue Silicone Elephant Top: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free

Here’s an Amazon affiliate link to this cup: https://amzn.to/2SYYDlG When tested with an XRF instrument the blue silicone elephant top on this child’s cup (from Suncraft) had the following readings: (Testing done for 60 seconds, if a metal is not listed below it was not detected.) Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic […]

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Teal Silikids Thick Silicone Child's Cup Lead Safe Mama 1

Teal Silikids Thick Silicone Child’s Cup: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Arsenic Free

Here’s an Amazon affiliate link to this cup: https://amzn.to/2suqTk9 When tested with an XRF instrument this thick silicone teal colored child’s cup (from Silikids) had the following readings: (Testing done for 90 seconds, if a metal is not listed below it was not detected.) Lead (Pb): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Non-Detect […]

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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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