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#LeadSafe: Ink Jet Photo Mug

Ink Jet Photo Mug, positive for lead at 37 ppm, when tested with an XRF instrument. Exact brand unknown: possibly Shutterfly or Vistaprint (or similar).  Tested in 2017, year of manufacture unknown. Other photo mugs have tested positive for lead at hight levels, so it is not a good idea to extrapolate this test result to […]

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Ceramic Cookware #LeadFree Claims on Mercola’s Website

I’m sharing these screenshots from Dr. Mercola’s site here (taken Sunday, 1/14/2018) to link to a post I will be writing later this evening. I am writing a response to the email Dr. Mercola has sent in response to customers who have contacted him regarding my XRF testing of his branded ceramic cookware products (picture […]

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#LeadFreeToys: Ikea Child’s Teacup!

IKEA teacup Lead-free [Non-detect for lead.] —— The current amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or more. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.

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#LeadFreeDishes: Newer Orange Fiestaware Bowl

Newer Fiestaware Orange Bowl: no lead, no mercury, no arsenic, 227 ppm cadmium • • • Please read about my concerns for cadmium here. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For safer choices in dishware options, click here.

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Madeira

Franciscan Madeira Pattern Plate: 67,300 parts per million lead Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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#Leaded Mugs: Photo Mug with Puppies

Little Angels puppy photo mug, brand unknown. As high as 256,000 ppm lead & 71,200 ppm arsenic. #XRFTesting If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post and this post for a start!  Thanks for visiting! For lead-free mug choices click here!

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#Leaded Mugs: Vistaprint Photo Mug

Vistaprint brand custom photo mug. As high as 676 ppm lead & As high as 718 ppm arsenic. Tested with an XRF instrument. If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post and this post for a start!  Thanks for visiting! For […]

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#LeadedMugs: The Volunteer

Souvenir Mug: 101 ppm lead & 434 ppm chromium. Most souvenir or promotional mugs are very high lead!  If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post and this post for a start!  Thanks for visiting! For lead-free mug choices click […]

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