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Is my tupperware Toxic Lead Safe Mama overview post

Is MY Tupperware Toxic? Here are pictures of everything I have tested so far with links to the XRF test results.

Check back here periodically for updates. Each time I add a new post I will upload a picture and link it to the post with the test results. Please note that just because (for example) ONE orange cup is negative for toxicants that does not mean that all items of that color will be negative. […]

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Red Tupperware Mug and Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

Red Tupperware Mug and Saucer, Year Unknown: Red plastic elements are negative for Lead, Mercury, Cadmium & Arsenic.

To see more Tupperware items I have tested, click here. The saucer of this set was sent to me for testing. The only consideration with this that my readers really need to be aware of is that I have not tested the white decorative element on the mug and cannot know without testing if that […]

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How can I tell if my tupperware is toxic Lead Safe Mama 5

#AskTamara: How can I tell if my vintage Tupperware plastic cups are toxic? By Color? By Shape? By Age?

New post! First in a series of four that I will be doing to try to draw some distinctions between the Tupperware pieces WITH toxicants (Lead, Mercury, Cadmium and Arsenic) and those without. If you have any information or links to help inform this conversation (for example information about years made for certain model numbers?) […]

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How can I tell if my tupperware is toxic Lead Safe Mama 8

Press Release: Toxicants (Lead, Cadmium, Mercury & Arsenic) Found In Vintage Tupperware

Press release is the second image, below the embedded Facebook post. Please share with any press contact you might have. Thank you. (Click the image of the press release to see the full-size PDF with clickable links.) For all of the posts related to this press release, click here. _____________________________________ Original Facebook Post: _______________________________________________________

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Vintage Plastic Lead Safe Mama Fisher Price Tupperware

Why do VINTAGE plastics (like Fisher Price & Tupperware) often contain Lead, Mercury, Arsenic & Cadmium?

For starters, please consider reading this linked study (click the image below) which discusses this concern in detail: There are two reasons vintage plastics often have lead: In brightly-colored vintage plastics, the toxicants (Lead, Mercury, Arsenic and Cadmium) are often used as components of colorants in the plastics. I have also found that vintage flexible/pliable […]

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Scientific research paper from 2015 confirming the presence of toxicants in vintage plastics.

For those in the Tupperware camp who just can’t believe that there are toxic heavy metals in their vintage plastic dishes, I share this with you. Below is a link to a research paper from 2015 which confirmed the presence of heavy metals in vintage plastics (specifically looking at vintage plastic toys). This is a […]

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Vintage Orange Tupperware Cup Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Tupperware ORANGE cup: 3,270 ppm Cadmium + 1,058 ppm Mercury (both are extremely poisonous to humans)

  To read details about the concern for toxicants in vintage Tupperware products, I encourage you to read my original post on the subject here (and – if you have time – please also read all of the comments and responses on that post for the full conversation.) Thank you! Scroll down to see all […]

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Brown Vintage Tupperware Bowl with Lid Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Tupperware BROWN bowl: Negative for Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Arsenic!

To read details about the concern for toxicants in vintage Tupperware products, I encourage you to read my original post on the subject here (and please also read all of the comments and responses on that post for the full conversation.) Thank you! [Please also scroll down to see all of the images – which […]

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Yellow VIntage Tupperware Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Tupperware YELLOW bowl: 2,677 ppm Cadmium + 15 ppm Mercury (both are extremely poisonous to humans).

To read details about the concern for toxicants in vintage Tupperware products, I encourage you to read my original post on the subject here (and please also read all of the comments and responses on that post for the full conversation.) Thank you! [Please also scroll down to see all of the images – which […]

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