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#LeadSafe: Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Christmas Tree Mug, Made In USA

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 […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Spode Christmas Tree Plate, Made In England

This Spode china (decorated with a Christmas tree for the holidays) tested positive for lead at 71,900 +/- 3500 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. It was Non-Detect (ND) for cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), and arsenic (As.)

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#Leaded: Tom And Jerry Vintage Milk Glass Christmas Mug

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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Vintage Libbey High Ball Christmas Glass Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#Leaded: Vintage Libbey High Ball Christmas Glass

I purchased this glass in an antique store to add to my “museum of lead” and to feature in my upcoming book on lead in household goods. It tested positive for lead both with a LeadCheck swab (see video) and with an XRF instrument. While there is no mark or maker visible, the shopkeeper told […]

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Testing Vintage Glassware (Pyrex, Libbey, Anchor Hocking) With A LeadCheck Swab (Video)

Spring Blossom Green Posts Anchor Hocking Cornflower Casserole Post Chip In Link My affiliate link* for LeadCheck swabs: https://amzn.to/2HJLB4N If you purchase something on Amazon after clicking one of my affiliate links I receive a small percentage of what you spend at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting my advocacy work in this […]

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#Leaded: Royal Albert South Pacific Bone China

Royal Albert South Pacific Bone China, Made in England. Tested with an XRF instrument. Positive for lead at 53,300 +/- 1,800 ppm lead & cadmium (Cd) at 36 +/- 13 ppm.  For context: the amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm or higher. Vintage dishware […]

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#Leaded: Rae Dunn (By Magenta) Christmas Plate

This Rae Dunn Christmas Plate (by Magenta) was positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Read more about the testing here. Test results: Front (plain white glazed): 2,363 +/- 78 ppm lead, 172 +/- 52 ppm arsenic White area with red words: 2,094 +/- 82 ppm lead, 109 +/- 55 pm arsenic Thank […]

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#LeadedVinyl: 1966 Peter Pan ’45 of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer!

1966 Peter Pan brand Christmas record: Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer. Paper sleeve: lead free. Vinyl record: 3,777 ppm lead. For context, the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item made for and intended to be used by children is 90 ppm lead in the coating and 100 ppm lead […]

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#LeadFreeChristmas: Dollar Tree Red Ball Ornaments

#Christmas2017 #LeadFreeChristmas! – Red plastic ball ornament. Dollar Tree, c.2012. Cd: 29 +/- 17 ppm, & As: 66 +/- 14 ppm. ND for Pb & Hg. All components and finishes tested. Here’s a lead-free Christmas decoration option on Amazon.* Thanks to Kelli Connaughton for donating and supporting my advocacy! Each donation helps make a new post […]

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