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#FidgetSpinner: Orange Camo Plastic

Orange Camo Plastic Spinner with Black Bearing Circles. Lead Testing Results: 85 +/- 23 ppm lead. Very LOW – considered SAFE by all standards! Purchase Price: Could not find this exact item online. Date Purchased: June 2017 (?). Vendor/ Brand: Hyperdictive Camo Fidget Spinner (Camo Flame) [affiliate link]* *I am including my affiliate link for the fidgets I […]

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#FidgetSpinner: XDesign Black Plastic

Sent in by: Sheryl (Minnesota). Black Plastic. Lead Test Result: Positive. Lead Level: 129 +/- 85 ppm, VERY LOW, considered safe by all standards. Purchase Price: $12.99. Date Purchased: June 2017. Vendor/ Brand: “XDesign” [affiliate link]* *I am including my affiliate link for the fidgets I can find on Amazon, however given the unpredictability of these products and the […]

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#FidgetSpinner: White Plastic

White Plastic with Black Bearing Circles. Made in China. Lead Testing Results: Negative/ ND / “Non-Detect” for Lead. Purchase Price: $3.86. Date Purchased: June 2017. Sent in by Martina in Texas (direct from Amazon.) Vendor/ Brand: LeShop Fidget Spinner White [affiliate link]* *I am including my affiliate link for the fidgets I can find on Amazon, however given the […]

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Do Walmart Jelly Shoes Have Lead

#AskTamara: Q. “Do Walmart jelly shoes have Lead (Pb)?” Answer: “No.” Click to watch video of me testing them!

Scroll down for video. In response to concern of parents around the country about the potential for lead (Pb) contamination in “Jelly Shoes” sold by Walmart, I decided to take a trip to Walmart with my friend Carissa from Creative Green Living and to bring with us an X-Ray fluorescence spectrometer (also called an XRF […]

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Bunnykins Baby Set (c. 1970s): 73,800 ppm Lead [Over 90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

Bunnykins vintage (1970s?) ceramic dish set. Tested positive with an XRF for 73,800 parts per million lead. Learn more about XRF instruments and XRF testing here and here. If this were sold today (with this level of lead) it would be considered highly illegal because it is a dishware set sold specifically to be used […]

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Beatrix Potter Wedgwood China Peter Rabbit Baby Cup (c. 1991): 52,000 ppm Lead

Peter Rabbit 1991 ceramic dish set. Tested positive with an XRF for 52,100 parts per million lead. Learn more about XRF instruments and XRF testing here and here.

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Fidget Spinner Testing, Episode 8 (video)

Coming to you from our “secret lab”… here’s our EIGHTH video doing Fidget Spinner Testing!  We’re getting slammed with questions, so please only ask questions if you have already watched the whole video! 🙂 Thank you! This video includes testing of: Blue plastic fidget spinner with black bearings Red plastic fidget spinner with black bearings Blue […]

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Fidget Spinner Testing, Episode 7 (video)

Coming to you from our “secret lab”… here’s our SEVENTH video doing Fidget Spinner Testing!  We’re getting slammed with questions, so please only ask questions if you have already watched the whole video! 🙂 Thank you! Fidgets Tested in This Video Include: Dark Blue Plastic Fidget. Purple Plastic Fidget. Stainless Steel Silver Colored Fidget. Pink Metallic […]

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Fidget Spinner Testing, Episode 6 (video)

Coming to you from our “secret lab”… here’s our SIXTH video doing Fidget Spinner Testing!  We’re getting slammed with questions, so please only ask questions if you have already watched the whole video! 🙂 Thank you! Fidgets tested in this video include: Red Plastic Spinner with Black Bearings. Silver Metallic Plastic Spinner. Dark Green Cammo Plastic […]

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Fidget Spinner Testing, Episode 5 (video)

Coming to you from our “secret lab”… here’s our FIFTH video doing Fidget Spinner Testing!  We’re getting slammed with questions, so please only ask questions if you have already watched the whole video! 🙂 Thank you! Fidgets tested in this video: X-Design Black Plastic Spinner. White Plastic Spinner. Orange Cammo Plastic Spinner.

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