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Chip and Joanna Hearth and Hand Target White Ceramic Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

White Glazed Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand by Chip & Joanna Gaines: 37 ppm Lead [“Lead-Safe” – Click to Learn More]

White Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Line by Chip & Joanna Gaines. Related: #AskTamara: What do you use to test for Lead? In scrolling through the Hearth & Hand with Magnolia products on Target’s website, I saw several items that would be good candidates to test with an XRF instrument […]

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Target Philips Warm White LED Light Set Green Wire Lead Safe Mama 1

Target-branded Philips plug-in Warm White LED Christmas lights strand with green wire: Lead-free!!

Summary: As with the version of this product with the white colored wiring, while this product was Lead-free when tested with an XRF instrument, one component was positive for trace (trace = very low levels) of Arsenic. There were also fairly high levels of Antimony in at least one component, which is often the case […]

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Target Philips Warm White LED Light Set White Wire Lead Safe Mama 1

Target-branded Philips plug-in Warm White LED Christmas lights strand with white wire: Lead-free!!

Summary: While this product was Lead-free when tested with an XRF instrument, one component was positive for trace (trace = very low levels) of Arsenic. There were also fairly high levels of Antimony in at least one component, which is often the case with electrical items (as Antimony is an ingredient in many fire retardants.) […]

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Chip And Joanna Hearth And Hand Black Glazed Ceramic Bowl 1 Lead Safe Mama

XRF Test Results For Black Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines

Black Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Line by Chip & Joanna Gaines. I had recently tested some small Pioneer Woman ceramic bowls, and found them to be positive for Lead (Pb). As a result, I started looking out for other kitchen products with celebrity names attached to test for potential toxicants — […]

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Chip And Joanna Hearth And Hand Galvanized Napkin Ring 1 Lead Safe Mama

Galvanized Napkin Ring From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines: 591 ppm Lead

Galvanized Napkin Ring From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines: 591 ppm Lead. Related: #AskTamara: What do you use to test for Lead? This is another piece from the Hearth & Hand with Magnolia collection on Target’s website. Galvanized metal (or metal that has a “galvanized look”) is almost always positive […]

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Chip And Joanna Hearth And Hand Green Glazed Ceramic Bowl 6 Lead Safe Mama

XRF Test Results For Green Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines

Green Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Line by Chip & Joanna Gaines. I had recently tested some small Pioneer Woman ceramic bowls, and found them to be positive for Lead (Pb). As a result, I started looking out for other kitchen products with celebrity names attached to test for potential toxicants — […]

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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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2018 Wonder Woman Pencil Box Tin Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Wonder Woman Pencil Tin, Purchased New at Target in 2018

I bought this for my son Charlie at the beginning of the school year. He’s a Wonder Woman fan, loves the color pink and is always drawing with colored pencils (so is in constant need of things like pencil boxes!) Because this is a new item manufactured for use by children (and sold by a […]

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#LeadFreeChristmas: Ornament Hooks from Target

#Christmas2017 #LeadFreeChristmas – Ornament Hooks From Target c. 2009 ND for As, Pb, Cd & Hg. Here’s a lead-free Christmas decoration option on Amazon.* Thanks to Deidra Augade for donating and supporting my advocacy! Each donation helps make a new post possible! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. If you would like to support […]

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Blue and White Sango Brand Bowl Purchased at Target or Bed, Bath & Beyond: 2,701 ppm Lead.

The owner of this blue and white Sango brand bowl told me it was either purchased at Target (or possibly Bed Bath and Beyond?). It is marked “Made in China”. When tested with an XRF instrument it was positive 2,701 ppm Lead. Later when I researched this company a bit I found some documentation from […]

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