Archive | #LeadedMugs

#Leaded: Enamelware Metal Mug, “I Garden”

Enamelware mug purchased c. 2014 at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon. Exterior tested positive for 15,000 ppm lead. No mark or maker noted. Tested with an XRF in 2014. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are […]

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#Leaded: Chili Pepper Mug

Chili Pepper Ceramic Mug: 5,048 ppm lead (inside), 11,000 ppm lead outside. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. Made in China. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use by children and, […]

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#Leaded: Prince Charles Mug

Prince Charles souvenir ceramic mug. Tested positive for lead at 300 ppm. No mark or maker noted. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use […]

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#Leaded: Boy Scouts Mug

Boy Scouts Mug, c. 1996/1997: 9,774 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2016. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use by children and, as such, are not regulated for […]

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#Leaded: Vintage “You Are The Sunshine” Ceramic Mug

“You Are The Sunshine” Coffee Mug. 3,151 ppm lead, 571 ppm cadmium, & 948 ppm arsenic. (white unglazed ceramic: 20 ppm lead) Tested with an XRF instrument December 2015. Thanks to Kelly Paluso for donating and supporting my advocacy! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. If you would like to support my advocacy work […]

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#LeadedMugs; Dollar Store – #1 Mom!

901 ppm lead. #DollarStore,  Purchased c. 2010. —— The current amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything over 90 ppm lead. Items intended for adults (including dishware) are generally unregulated for total lead content as detectable with an XRF. For lead-free mug & cup choices click here!   […]

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#LeadedStarbucks: 2006 White Mug

2006 Starbucks Mug. Made in China. Interior & exterior white glaze: 66 ppm lead. Logo (words): 1,122 ppm lead & 266 ppm arsenic.  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 & cup choices […]

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#LeadedMugs: Starbucks White Mug 2016

Plain white Starbucks mug purchased new in 2016: 89 ppm lead, considered safe by all standards – but still positive.  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 & cup choices click […]

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