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67 Pontiac Hot Wheels Mattel Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#LeadFree: 1967 Pontiac Firebird Hot Wheels Toy Car by Mattel

#LeadFree •  #HotWheels • #Mattel Made in Malaysia c. (Year made): ? Tested with an XRF instrument in 2017. Most newer toy cars like this that I have tested have been lead-free. I think new Hot Wheels cars are a really good toy choice across the board! To see more toy cars I have tested, click […]

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#LeadFree: 1967 Ford Shelby GT-500 Hot Wheels By Mattel

#LeadFree •  #HotWheels • #Mattel Made in Malaysia c. (Year made): ? Tested with an XRF instrument in 2017. Most newer toy cars like this that I have tested have been lead-free. I think new Hot Wheels cars are a really good toy choice across the board! To see more toy cars I have tested, click […]

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2014 Toy School Bus Made In China Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin

#LeadFree: 2014 Pullback Toy School Bus, Made In China

Pullback toy; school bus by “KinsFun”. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014: No lead, mercury, cadmium or arsenic BUT (most toy cars I test are like this) as high as 36,600 parts per million GOLD! In the yellow paint! WTH!? Made in China. Here is my Amazon affiliate link to this exact toy. If you […]

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#LeadFree: Melissa & Doug Wooden Toy Train Set

I tested this Melissa & Doug wooden train set back in 2014 and it was non-detect (ND) for lead (Pb) when tested with an XRF instrument! Here’s my affiliate link for this product on Amazon!* All of the Melissa & Doug products that I have tested have been negative for lead. The nice thing about Melissa […]

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#Leaded: Vintage MatchBox Car Vinyl Case

Vintage vinyl MatchBox car case. Made in Canada. Tested positive for as much as 310 ppm lead. In 2017 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm (or higher in) the substrate. – Would you […]

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#LeadFree: HotWheels c. 1988 Toy Ambulance

#LeadFree #HotWheels #Mattel Made in Malaysia c. 1988. – This toy belongs to my family. ALL of our toy cars were acquired after our house-fire in 2002… so year stamped on the bottom of the toy MAY be the “original production year” and not the “year of manufacture.” This toy was tested using an XRF […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Toy Ford Car

Ford “Front Drive” Toy Car, painted with lead paint. 723 +/- 54 ppm lead (Pb) , 25 +/- 8 ppm cadmium (Cd.) The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of a modern item manufactured and intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Tested with […]

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#XRFTesting; #LeadSafe Metal Toy Tractor

Metal toy tractor, Pb 25 ppm (also tested positive for trace mercury and trace cadmium.) Exact item tested is in photo below. These levels for lead and cadmium are considered safe by all standards. I have some concern about the mercury levels in the nut in the center of the wheel. Without knowing the year […]

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#LeadFree: Yellow Plastic Toy Car Transformer

Yellow Plastic Toy Car:  Lead Free! Modern hard plastic toys designed and sold as intended for children (manufactured today/recently) should all be lead free.  As always, please feel free to ask questions. Click this link for some good #LeadSafe / #LeadFree toy car choices for younger children! Click here for more #SaferChoices for your family! […]

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