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Vintage Fisher Price Toy Syringe

Vintage Fisher Price Toy Syringe: 6,331 ppm lead! The amount of lead that is considered safe in a new/modern item intended for children is “below 100 ppm” in the substrate and “below 90 ppm” in the paint or coating. TIP: Avoid all vintage toys! (sorry) Here’s a link to a new/modern #LeadFree version of this […]

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Vintage Lite-Brite, c. 1970s: 21,900 ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument, the electrical cord on the vintage (c. 1970s) Lite-Brite pictured here was positive for 21,900 parts per million (ppm) Lead. [The hard plastic in the unit itself was negative for lead.] — The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in modern / newly manufactured items intended for children […]

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Vintage Fisher Price Parking Garage

This post on Facebook, so you can share it! Vintage Fisher Price Parking Garage: yellow plastic— 1,538 ppm lead; white plastic 422 ppm lead. #sigh. The amount of lead that is considered safe in a new/modern item intended for children is below 100 ppm in the substrate and below 90 ppm in the paint or […]

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Vintage Fisher Price Little People

Link to this post on Facebook so you can share it! Little People, Vintage: as high as 1,466 ppm lead Both the plastic substrate and painted faces contain unsafe levels of lead.  With these little guys that is a big problem, because children ALWAYS seem to pop them in their mouths! And the part that […]

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