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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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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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#LeadFree: Yellow Plastic Toy Car Transformer

Yellow Plastic Toy Car:  Lead Free! 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 car choices for younger children! Click here for more #SaferChoices for your family! […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting: Target Threshold 2017; White Dishes (video)

My friend Carissa and I decided to do some “drop-in XRF Testing“ of new products in stores (testing them for the presence of toxic heavy metals – including lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic).  Please note: we’re calling it #GuerrillaXRFTesting because you are mostly not allowed to film in stores (not because you are not allowed to use an […]

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“Thank you for your letter to i play.”

Hello all! Here is the response I got today from i play. I asked their permission to share it with all of you. I am thrilled that they are back on the right track (responsible engagement/cooperative problem-solving — vs. the heavy-handed saber-rattling from their attorneys that unfortunately, along with and ad hominem attack seems to commonly […]

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