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#XRFTesting: Lead Free Toy Fire Trucks

Hard Plastic Toy Fire Trucks (including Hess brand, pictured below): Lead Free, All components tested (of items pictured below). Modern hard plastic toys designed and sold as intended for children (manufactured today/recently) should all be lead free.  As always, please feel free to ask questions. Here are some good #LeadSafe / #LeadFree fire truck choices for younger […]

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#XRFTesting: My Little Pony Necklace

My Little Pony Necklace: Lead Free, Cadmium Free, Mercury Free, Arsenic Free! All components tested. Newly made / recently made costume jewelry made and sold as intended for children is usually lead free, but not always. Note: when making choices for children, please avoid ALL vintage costume jewelry as it is nearly always VERY HIGH […]

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#XRFTesting: CamelBak Pink Unicorn Water Bottle

CamelBak Pink Unicorn Bottle: Lead Free! For more lead-free water bottles click here. Click here for more #SaferChoices for your family! • #XRFTesting Some of the links on this page may be affiliate links where a purchase made after clicking will support this website without costing you extra!  Affiliate link disclosure: If you choose to purchase any items after clicking the […]

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#LeadFree: Child’s Camelbak Water Bottle

CamelBak Green Dinosaur Bottle: Lead Free. For more lead-free water bottles click here. Click here for more #SaferChoices for your family! • #XRFTesting Some of the links on this page may be affiliate links where a purchase made after clicking will support this website without costing you extra!  Affiliate link disclosure: If you choose to purchase any items after clicking […]

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#Leaded: Clint Eastwood Mug

Clint Eastwood Mug by Polona Polona:  12,500 ppm lead, 13 ppm cadmium. (Lead on the inside too.) For lead-safe mug choices click here. Click here for more #SaferChoices for your family! • #XRFTesting Some of the links on this page may be affiliate links where a purchase made after clicking will support this website without costing you extra!  […]

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#LeadFree: Oxo Black Silicone Spatula

Oxo Black Silicone Spatula: Lead Free, Cadmium: 24 +/- 10 ppm. NOTE: While this particular item was lead free (non-detect for lead with an XRF instrument) I have also tested items from this brand that were positive for trace levels of lead. For more Oxo items I have tested, click here. Click here for more […]

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Stainless Steel Knife by Wallace: Lead Free

Stainless Flatware from “Wallace”: Lead Free Modern one-piece / single metal (seamless) flatware marked “stainless steel” and manufactured in recent years (regardless of country of origin) should all be lead free.  As always, please feel free to ask questions. Here are some good choices to look at: Oneida IKEA Henckles Lenox Stainless Steel is primarily composed of chromium, […]

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#LeadFreeToys: Truck Transformer

Red & Blue Plastic Toy Transformer Truck:  Lead Free! [Brand unknown] Modern hard plastic toys designed and sold as intended for children (manufactured today/recently) should all be lead free.  As always, please feel free to ask questions. Click this link for some good #LeadSafe / #LeadFree toy truck choices for younger children! Click here for more #SaferChoices […]

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#XRFTesting: Lead Free Williams Sonoma Veggie Peeler

Veggie Peeler (larger photo below) from Williams Sonoma; 95% Copper! Most of the veggie peelers I have tested have been lead-free with the following exceptions (which have often tested positive for lead (and/or cadmium) in my experience): Vintage plastic handles Vintage rubberized handles Vintage metal that is grey and dull (not stainless) Vintage painted metal […]

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