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2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Green Glazed Ceramic Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Green Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: Lead Free & Cadmium Free

  2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Green Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $31.75 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at […]

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Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Ceramic Made In China Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Orange Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: 985 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $38.00 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at the […]

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Dollar Tree Royal Norfolk Green Plate with Ridges 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Green Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: 31 ppm Lead (“Lead Safe”)

2018 Dollar Tree Green Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar Store, Dollar General, 99cent Store] and usually I explain to […]

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Dollar Tree Blue Ceramic Plate Royal Norfolk 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. This piece was negative for: Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, & Arsenic. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar […]

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Bunnykins Fine Bone English China Lead Safe Mama 1

Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 61,800 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

What’s frankly, terrifying, about this bowl is how much paint has worn off of the decoration on the inside food surface. Take a good look at the image below (you can click on it for a full resolution image.) To see more Bunnykins sets I have tested, Click HERE. I have not yet tested a Bunnykins […]

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1988 Royal Doulton Bunnykins English Fine Bone China Lead Safe Mama 2

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface. [The 1988 back-mark is for pieces made between 1988 and 1993.] The amount of Lead that is considered illegal / unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher […]

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Small Noni Stainless Nickel Free Made In USA Pan Lead Safe Mama 9b

THIS is my NEW FAVORITE PAN (and that’s before I have even used it yet, LOL!)

A friend in Australia had this shipped this to me to test. I am going to start this post by sharing the XRF results, and then will share a list of all the reasons I think this pan is a wonderful “Safer Choice” (from both a non-toxic perspective, a design perspective – and other reasons, […]

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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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Fearless Maya Bracelet Lead Safe Mama 1

Oprah’s Favorite Things (2018) “FEARLESS” Bracelet: As high as 303 ppm Cadmium.

Please bear with me here, and read this entire post to follow my logic and see my concern about the bracelets pictured on this post. I used an XRF instrument to test the “FEARLESS” bracelet from Oprah’s Favorite Things List for 2018. While the bracelet was 100% Lead-free (which is great!), it did come in with […]

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Lead Free Dishes Lead Safe Mama

#AskTamara: Which dishes are Lead-Free?

#AskTamara Question (s): Which dishes are Lead-Free? How can I tell if my dishes are Lead-Free? How do I find Lead-Free dishes? Answer: I constantly get this question, and there isn’t one answer that makes everyone happy, but I will share my guidelines here and a few links and places for you to start your inquiry. […]

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