Three Records Broken Today Lead Safe Mama

#LeadSafeMama Broke THREE Records Today! Thank you for sharing this work.

Thank you so much for being here. I really consider you (my readers) part of a giant team in helping to raise awareness and (in doing so) change the world! Today you helped LeadSafeMama.com break THREE records! We passed 400,000 views in a single MONTH – this is amazing! And it’s still only March 17th! […]

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McCormicks Bee Baum Cream Tartar Vintage Tin Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Tin, McCormick’s Bee Brand Absolutely Pure Cream Tartar: 10,300 ppm Lead on the painted exterior.

When tested with an XRF instrument this vintage tin of McCormick’s Bee Brand Absolutely Pure Cream Tartar had the following readings (on the painted exterior design and markings of the tin when tested for a minimum of 60 seconds). Lead (Pb): 10,300 +/- 400 ppm Barium (Ba): 8,962 +/- 354 ppm Chromium (Cr): 3,463 +/- […]

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Soil Sample Four Lead Safe Mama Missouri

State of Missouri – Soil Samples, Child’s School Project: High of 341 ppm Lead

These are soil samples sent to me by a 9 year old boy for his school report. He decided he wanted to test soil near him (specifically around his school) for Lead for a science project.  For context (for a better understanding of what the Lead levels mean) please read this post. Click here to […]

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Mead Johnson Baby Formula Supplement Physician's Sample 1939 Lead Safe Mama 1

1939 Physician’s Sample Tin of Baby Formula: 456,200 ppm Lead. Frankly the implications of this one are terrifying.

  When tested with an XRF instrument this vintage tin of “Mead Johnson & Co” baby formula supplement (a “Physician’s Sample”  – “Not to be sold”) had the following readings (on the the sealing line of the tin when tested for a minimum of 60 seconds). Lead (Pb): 456,200 +/- 3,400 ppm Chromium (Cr): 660 […]

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Vintage Tin of UCA Salve Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Tin, UCA Salve: 9,692 ppm Lead + 231 ppm Mercury. Don’t let your kids play with vintage tins.

When tested with an XRF instrument this vintage tin of “UCA Salve – The Dependable Household Ointment” had the following readings (on the painted logo surface, when tested for a minimum of 120 seconds). Lead (Pb): 9,692 +/- 245 ppm Mercury (Hg): 231 +/- 104 ppm Barium (Ba): 1,997 +/- 200 ppm Chromium (Cr): 3,519 […]

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Cuticuria Ointment Vintage Tin Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Tin, Cuticura Ointment: 24,000 ppm Lead + 209 ppm Cadmium. Don’t let your kids play with vintage tins.

When tested with an XRF instrument this vintage tin of “Cuticura Ointment” had the following readings (on the painted logo surface, when tested for a minimum of 60 seconds). Lead (Pb): 24,000 +/- 600 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 209 +/- 52 ppm Chromium (Cr): 4,818 +/- 198 ppm Tin (Sn): 6.932 +/- 213 ppm Iron (Fe): […]

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Vintage Man-Zan Tin for Rectal Discomforts Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Tin, Sample Man-Zan Cream for Rectal Discomfort: 1,805 ppm Lead + 975 ppm Mercury [! Speaks for itself.]

When tested with an XRF instrument this tiny vintage tin of “Man-Zan” cream (“for rectal discomfort”) had the following readings (on the painted logo surface, when tested for a minimum of 60 seconds). Lead (Pb): 1,805 +/- 160 ppm Mercury (Hg): 975 +/- 197 ppm Chromium (Cr): 602 +/- 122 ppm Tin (Sn): 37,900 +/- […]

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How can I tell if my tupperware is toxic Lead Safe Mama 5

#AskTamara: How can I tell if my vintage Tupperware plastic cups are toxic? By Color? By Shape? By Age?

New post! First in a series of four that I will be doing to try to draw some distinctions between the Tupperware pieces WITH toxicants (Lead, Mercury, Cadmium and Arsenic) and those without. If you have any information or links to help inform this conversation (for example information about years made for certain model numbers?) […]

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