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Target Home American Simplicity

Bowl from Target that I tested with a Niton XRF (same instrument used by the CPSC to test for toxicants): apprx 34,000 ppm lead on the inside & 21,000 ppm lead on the outside. For more information about my concern for lead in dishes… Check out this link: https://tamararubin.com/topics/pottery/ Here’s are links to some new […]

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Target Home “ramekin”, White Ceramic

Target Home ramekin White ceramic Similar to the product on this Amazon Affiliate link: http://amzn.to/2er4WvC Tested with an XRF 38 +/- 24 ppm lead #LowLead #LeadSafe Safe by all standards – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods testing by making a contribution here. Thank you! https://tamararubin.com/2017/01/chip-in/

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Costume Jewelry

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing costume jewelry hot of the display shelf at Target! Check out my #SaferChoices post about jewelry here! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Testing Clear Glass

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing clear glass dishes hot of the display shelf at Target! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider clicking through to Amazon from one of my […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Vinyl T-Shirt Designs

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing children’s t-shirts hot of the display shelf at Target! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider clicking through to Amazon from one of my […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting at Target: Riedel Vivant “Crystal”

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing Riedel Vivant lead-free “crystal” wine goblets hot of the display shelf at Target! Click here to see these goblets on Amazon. Learn more about concerns for leaded crystal here. If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting at Target! Corelle Dishes

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing Corelle dishes hot of the display shelf at Target! The Bella Faenza white dishes were lead-free! Learn more about Corelle Dishes here & here. If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting: Target Threshold 2017; White Dishes (video)

My friend Carissa and I decided to do some “drop-in XRF Testing“ of new products in stores (testing them for the presence of toxic heavy metals – including lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic).  Please note: we’re calling it #GuerrillaXRFTesting because you are mostly not allowed to film in stores (not because you are not allowed to use an […]

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#LeadSafeDishes; Target Home White Plate

Target Home White Ceramic Plate – 74 ppm lead (within “safe” range.) Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. (So this plate WOULD be considered lead-safe by all available standards, even though technically there is not a a standard for total […]

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