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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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Vintage WWII Era Biscuit Tins Lead Safe Mama

XRF Test Results For Vintage WWII Era Coffee, Tea & Biscuit Tins.

When testing the World War II era food storage tins (using XRF technology) I found that they were painted with high lead paint. Please take a close look at the photo (below) and see how much of the paint has worn off of these canisters over the years. To learn more about XRF testing, click […]

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Christmas Tin Undated No Mark or Maker Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: Decorative Christmas Tin (No Mark or Maker)

The Christmas tin picture here was negative for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Note: The XRF instrument tests down to single-digit ppm accuracy. Items intended for use by children are considered toxic and unsafe for children at 90 ppm lead or higher in the paint or coating or 100 ppm paint or coating […]

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