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Like To Shop Secondhand Stores?

I do but I will be more careful about what I bring into my home from now on! I read this article and I never thought about this risk before, but I will now.

High Levels Of Lead Found In Used Consumer Products
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101201144616.htm

 
badgirl44654

Asked by badgirl44654 at 10:24 PM on Dec. 2, 2010 in Health

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  • I do, but mostly clothing and accessories. So, unlikely to be a problem...

    I found an unused couture Italian leather purse for $24, an all silk dress jacket in velvet and satin for $20, and a really cool green shirt with a shirred, see through upper bodice... for $10.

    In the summer, I got three Ralph Lauren pieces (including a blue and white summer short suit) for a total of $13.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 10:35 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I buy from second hand stores sometimes. Now that my kids are older I dont buy from them very much! It is something I never thought of.
    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 10:26 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I sometimes buy from second hand stores but lately there things are getting expensive. I usually go other stores and see what kind of deals they have which most of the time is cheaper then the second hand stores and new.
    jnb71584

    Answer by jnb71584 at 10:28 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I do on those days i get bored and just want to browse but I am much more careful we once bought a immaculate fridge and it ended up having roaches to go with it long story short we ended up moving and having to get all our belongings sprayed and sit outside for weeks so we didn't move them into our next house

    Raindew

    Answer by Raindew at 10:30 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I couldn't get the article to come up?

    I shop at second hand stores all the time, I am a super bargain shopper!
    AshleyBishop06

    Answer by AshleyBishop06 at 10:52 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Yup. I just wont buy furniture bc of the bed bug stuff going on
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 11:13 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I do but am still very picky with what I get,with the clothes they have to look about new or very gently worn,I mainly get clothes or house decorations.
    Ananomys

    Answer by Ananomys at 11:17 PM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • I bought me some $2 high heels today! They are beautiful. I also donated a large bag of stuff to the same place. I only stick to some clothing and home decor. Sometimes toys but it depends on how new they are. I pay attention to recall news and all.
    Owl_Feather

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 12:32 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I recently found a bunch of Goosebumps books for 25 cents each! What a bargain.
    badgirl44654

    Comment by badgirl44654 (original poster) at 12:36 AM on Dec. 13, 2010

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