When tested with an XRF instrument the Christmas tree on this Homer Laughlin Fiestaware Made In The U.S.A. mug was non-detect (ND) for lead (Pb). It did test positive for cadmium (Cd) at 61 +/- 9 ppm. The bottom of mug was also positive for low levels of lead and cadmium: Pb: 23 +/- 12 ppm (within […]
This little Christmas mug was tested with an XRF instrument and the results were as follows: White Milk Glass (unpainted) 176 +/- 19 ppm Pb 9 +/- 3 ppm Br Green Paint 37,100 +/- 1,000 ppm Pb 943 +/- 50 ppm Cd 317 +/- 79 ppm Ba 11,600 +/- 900 ppm Cr Red Paint 27,900 […]
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Christmas Mugs – 10,000 to 13,000 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic / unsafe in an item intended for children is any level 90 ppm and higher. Want some ideas for lead-free mugs? Check out this post.
Vintage Handmade Christmas Mug: 90,900 ppm lead. 9,617 ppm cadmium. Read about #CadmiumConcerns here. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm or higher in the coating. Vintage dishes are not regulated. This Christmas cup has more than 1,000 times the amount of lead […]