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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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Vintage Green Tupperware Snap Top Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Tupperware GREEN bowl: 2,780 ppm Lead + 234 ppm Arsenic (both metals are poisonous to humans).

Pictures here are with and without flash to give a better sense of the color of this bowl. 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 […]

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Vintage Yellow Plastic Tupperware Measuring Cups Lead Safe Mama 3

Stop using your vintage Tupperware NOW. These measuring cups are positive for 2,103 ppm Lead + 250 ppm Arsenic.

To share this post on Facebook, click here (also please read the comment threads here and on Facebook, they are very entertaining!) Introduction: Tamara Rubin is a independent advocate for consumer goods safety and she is also a mother of Lead-poisoned children. She began testing consumer goods for toxicants in 2009 and was the parent-advocate […]

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Vintage Radio Shack Phone Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Radio Shack Phone: 1,850 ppm Lead. Remember these things? [Phones? Radio Shack?!]

This vintage Radio Shack brand phone had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Lead (Pb): 1,850 +/- 43 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect (Nd) Arsenic (As): Non-Detect (Nd) Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (Nd) Antimony (Sb): 190 +/- 28 ppm Barium (Ba): Non-Detect (Nd) Chromium (Cr):  Non-Detect (Nd) Selenium (Se): Non-Detect (Nd) People often hold on […]

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1984 Vintage Fisher Price Little People Yellow School Bus Lead Safe Mama 2

1984 Vintage Fisher Price Little People Yellow School Bus: 2,953 ppm Lead + 344 ppm Arsenic. Did you have this one?

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Yellow School Bus Toy, c. 1984. Yellow & Red Plastic. To see more vintage Fisher Price items I have tested, click here. The XRF test results for this exact item (pictured above) are as follows: Yellow Plastic of School Bus: (tested for a minimum of 60 seconds) Lead (Pb): 2,953 +/- 59 ppm […]

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Vintage Fisher Price Garage Town Lead Safe Mama 1

And the winner is…. Click here to see the full XRF test results for the vintage Fisher Price Garage!

The other day we had a little contest… who could guess the closest Lead reading (in ppm) for what the highest Lead level on this vintage Fisher Price toy garage / downtown set would be? THE ANSWER: The highest Lead level was 1,959 ppm (in the yellow plastic) and the winner (with a guess of […]

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Fisher Price Garage 1 Lead Safe Mama

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Downtown Garage Set, A Game!: Guess how much Lead ???

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Dowtown Garage Set. Year of Manufacture Unknown (presumed c. 1970s). Click here to see this post on Facebook. Posted: November 28, 2018, 8:15 p.m. We’re playing a GAME! Here’s the game: Guess how much lead is in this vintage Fisher Price garage? Here’s a link* to the prize that will […]

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Fisher Price Yellow Boy with Red Hat 2

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Red Wooden Boy With Red Hat: Lead (Pb): 4 +/- 2 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 75 +/- 6 ppm Mercury (Hg): 19 ppm Mercury, 4 ppm Lead + 75 ppm Cadmium.

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Yellow Wooden Boy With Red Baseball cap. Body: Painted Wood. Head: Painted Plastic. Hat: Red Plastic. Year of Manufacture Unknown (presumed c. 1970s). To see more vintage Fisher Price items I have tested, click here. The XRF test results for this exact item (pictured above) are as follows: Red Plastic […]

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Vintage Little People Pan Head Red Boy Lead Safe Mama 2

XRF [Heavy Metals] Test Results for Vintage Fisher Price Little People Red Wooden Boy With Yellow Pot On Head

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Red Wooden Boy With Yellow Pot On Head. Painted Wood & Yellow Plastic. Year of Manufacture Unknown (presumed c. 1970s). To see more vintage Fisher Price items I have tested, click here. The XRF test results for this exact item (pictured above) are as follows: Yellow Plastic Pot: Lead (Pb): […]

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Vintage Fisher Price Coffee Table Toy

Vintage Fisher Price Coffee Table Toy: 460 ppm Lead + 260 ppm Cadmium [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

Vintage Fisher Price Little People Coffee Table. Yellow Plastic. Year of Manufacture Unknown (presumed c. 1970s). To see more vintage Fisher Price items I have tested, click here. The XRF test results for this exact item (pictured above) are as follows: Yellow Plastic: Lead (Pb): 460 +/- 15 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 260 +/- 11 ppm […]

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