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2018 Santa Claus Dollar Tree Christmas Tray Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Santa Claus Design Metal Tray / Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Santa Claus Design Metal Tray By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was actually not at all surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, most new tins (and items made of the same material as cookie tins […]

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2018 Snowman Dollar Tree Christmas Tray Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Snowman Design Metal Tray / Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Snowman Design Metal Tray By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was actually not at all surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, most new tins (and items made of the same material as cookie tins – […]

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2018 Red And White Dollar Tree Christmas Snowflake Tray Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Red & White Snow Flake Metal Tray / Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Snowflake Design Red & White Metal Tray By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. I was actually not at all surprised that this was 100% Lead-free, most new tins (and items made of the same material as […]

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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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Antique “An-Du-Septic” Dustless Crayon Artista Water Colors Tin: 73,800 ppm Lead

Many vintage tins are positive for Lead and other toxicants (for example: Mercury, Cadmium and Arsenic) and I would be very wary about using vintage tins for your holiday cookie exchanges (among other food-use purposes!) New Lead-free tins can be purchased at Dollar Tree stores (or similar) and are much safer for food use applications. […]

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