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Aluminum and Toasters

Question from Lisa Hi, I was wondering if you have ever looked into toasters? I have been doing some research and it seems that often the interior part of the toaster where the bread is toasting is commonly made from aluminum which concerns me. Knowing the health...

Sur La Table Green Pan

Question from Ron 1) Do you have any further information about the safety of Man Pans? You last wrote about them on 8/6/17 and said: “ “…They say their [new] non-stick finish is Gem-X2, “a two layer sapphire/quartz-like natural mineral finish permanently...

Pipes Used in Renovation

Question from Melissa Hi Lisa, thank you for this wonderful resource!  We are in the process of a home renovation project, which includes moving our kitchen and several lightly used bathrooms (powder room and guest room/office bathroom). Our contractor was planning to...

Nylon Shower Curtain

Question from TJG   After an exhaustive search for a 100% nylon shower curtain (untreated) I settled for one that some websites touted as having the lease toxic material (Berning).  But when I received product which was labeled as 100% nylon, I cross referenced...

Pewter

Question from Joyce   I have a small teapot, sugar and creamer labeled L.H. Vaughn, Taunton, Mass.    In searching I discovered he started in business in 1915.  They have not darkened in the 6 years I have had them.  Did he use lead in the making of his pewter...

Best Air Cleaners

Question from Dawn   What are the best air cleaners and protection from EMF’s? Lisa’s Answer   Here is my Air Purifier Buying Guide.  I am not an expert in...

Least-Toxic Recliner and Loveseat

Question from Dawn   I don’t know what stores in the Pittsburgh area carry non or low toxic reclining furniture and I need to buy some for the new home we plan to be in fairly soon. Lisa’s Answer   I am not familiar with local stores in your area.  You...

Wunderkids Playmat

Question from Elle   I am looking at the play mat with the link below (the website includes some safety reports): Alzip Playmat Inner: High Density Polyethylene FoamCover: Polyurethane Leather The company states that it is the only playmat cover that is made from...

Portable Air Purifier Buying Guide

There are hundreds of portable indoor air purifiers on the market.  Finding the best one for your needs can be a daunting task.  Most air purifiers, particularly inexpensive models, only filter particulate matter but do nothing to remove gases, VOCs and odor.  If your...

ARE TOXIC PRODUCTS HIDDEN IN YOUR HOME?

Toxic Products Don’t Always Have Warning Labels. Find Out About 3 Hidden Toxic Products That You Can Remove From Your Home Right Now.