Vintage Fire King Milk Glass Mug: 44, 600 ppm lead (on the blue painted surface.) Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014. 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! […]
This vintage milk-glass “Made in USA” Corning brand tea cup tested positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument at 804 ppm lead in the white (undecorated) milk glass component of the cup. Tested in 2014. In 2018 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children […]
Ziggy Mug: 33,800 ppm lead Tested July 2014. Thanks to Tania Moxon for donating and supporting my advocacy! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. If you would like to support my advocacy work (and this website) please consider making a contribution via GoFundMe or PayPal. Thank you!
“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 […]
Vintage “Fire King” tulip bowl set: 19,300 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is toxic in items intended for children is 90 parts per million and higher. Total lead content in vintage dishware is not regulated at all. Here’s are links to some new (inexpensive AND lead-free) mixing bowl choices on Amazon.* Single 4-quart clear […]
Vintage Milk Glass Saucer with Gold Rim: 648 ppm lead (+/- 43 ppm), 9 ppm Cadmium (+/- 6 ppm). Read about #CadmiumConcerns here. Tamara’s Grade: “D” “D” = I would not want to use it in my home, I would prefer not to eat food that you served on it in your home. If you offered me […]
Strawberry Shortcake Mug & Glass – 1980s vintage. As high as 87,500 ppm lead (on the painted decorations). Tested with an XRF. This level of lead is common in the painted decorations on both modern and vintage decorated mugs and glasses. While in most case the leaded decoration is only on the outside of the glass, your […]
Vintage Milk Glass Salt & Pepper Shakers. 57,800 ppm lead (on the painted decorations). Lids are lead-free (non-detect for lead with XRF). XRFTesting. To help research safer choices for your family, click here. To learn more about testing for lead, click here.
Vintage milk-glass bowl 893 ppm lead XRFTesting brand not noted but it looks like a Pyrex piece given the lip This belonged to my friend Leslie K. in Iowa 🙂 For ideas and guidelines to make safer choices for mixing bowls, click here! Thank you. To learn more about XRF Testing, click here.
Small vintage “Gooseberry” pattern Pyrex Cinderella style mixing bowl- white glass with black paint. Black painted pattern: 35,500 parts per million (ppm) lead. White glass: 183 ppm lead. To learn more about XRF Testing & the potential implications of lead in cookware click HERE and HERE. Read more about lead-in-Pyrex here.