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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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#Leaded: 1980 Fisher Price Airplane

1980 Fisher Price/ Quaker Oats Airplane. Yellow (vinyl?) cord at front of airplane (tether): 660 +/- 30 ppm lead (Pb), 52 +/- 21 ppm arsenic (As.) Fisher Price logo on plane:  62 +/- 11 ppm lead. All components negative for mercury and cadmium. All accessible components tested. Tested with an XRF instrument. Here is a […]

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