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1924 For The Children's Hour Book Lead Safe Mama 1

1924 Hardcover Book, “For The Children’s Hour”: 640 +/- 24 ppm Lead, Published by the Milton Bradley Company.

“For The Children’s Hour”, Copyright 1906 (print date 1924) By Bradley Quality Books, Milton Bradley Company. Springfield, Massachusetts. The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 100 ppm Lead or higher in the substrate of the item or anything 90 ppm Lead or […]

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1916 Hardcover Robin Hood And His Merry Men Lead Safe Mama 1

1916 Hardcover Book, “Robin Hood And His Merry Men”: 1,572 ppm Lead + 81 ppm Arsenic

“Robin Hood & His Merry Men”, Copyright 1916 By Whitman Publishing Co. Racine, Wisconsin The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 100 ppm Lead or higher in the substrate of the item or anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint […]

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1966 Book Its Wonderful To Be In Love Lead Safe Mama 1

1966 Hardcover Book, “It’s Wonderful To Be In Love”: 387 ppm Lead

1966 Book, “It’s Wonderful To Be In Love” by Rosalind Welcher. When tested with an XRF instrument this book had the following readings: Front Cover: Lead (Pb): 387 +/- 21 ppm Arsenic (As): 39 +/- 15 ppm Barium (Ba): 317 +/- 150 Chromium (Cr): 372 +/- 72 ppm Bromine (Br): 6 +/- 3 ppm Zinc […]

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