Archive | 1970s

1977 Avon Fragrance Glace Easter Egg Perfume Pin Lead Safe Mama 3

Happy Toxic Easter? Yikes!! 1977 Avon Easter Perfume Pin: 6,759 ppm Lead [90 is unsafe] + 6,018 Cadmium [75 is unsafe]

The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children today is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating, or anything 100 ppm Lead or higher in the substrate. Modern consumer goods are considered unsafe an illegal in the country of Denmark if they […]

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1973 Avon Fragrance Glace Orange Plastic Kitty Pin Lead Safe Mama 1

Don’t let kids play with vintage jewelry. 1973 Avon Fragrance Glacé Pin: 1,296 ppm Cadmium (a known carcinogen.)

Modern consumer goods are considered unsafe an illegal in the country of Denmark if they have Cadmium levels at 75 ppm and higher. In Washington State the hazard level for total Cadmium content is 40 ppm or higher. There is no United States federal hazard level for total Cadmium content as detectable with an XRF instrument. […]

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1971 Blonde Girl Avon Fragrance Pin Lead Safe Mama 2

Don’t let kids play with vintage jewelry. 1971 Avon Fragrance Glacé Pin: 3,587 ppm Lead [90 is unsafe] + 275 Arsenic.

The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children today is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating, or anything 100 ppm Lead or higher in the substrate. Vintage items (especially vintage plastic items and vintage jewelry – and costume jewelry in general) […]

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1973 Fragrance Glace Avon Elephant Perfume Pin Lead Safe Mama 2

Don’t let kids play with vintage Avon pieces. 1973 Elephant Perfume Pin: 31,300 ppm Lead [90 is unsafe] + 492 Arsenic.

The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children today is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating, or anything 100 ppm Lead or higher in the substrate. Vintage items (especially vintage plastic items and vintage jewelry – and costume jewelry in general) […]

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1976 Campbells Soup Salutes America Ceramic Mug Lead Safe Mama 3

Campbell’s Soups Salute America 1976 Ceramic Mug: 65,300 ppm Lead + 882 ppm Cadmium [mm ‘Lead is good food!’ NOT]

When tested with an XRF instrument the vintage ceramic mug pictured here (Campbell’s Soups Salute America”  – Made in Brazil) tested positive for the following metals when tested with an XRF instrument: White undecorated elements of mug (including inside of mug): Lead (Pb): 21,600 +/- 700 ppm Zinc (Zn): 11, 100 +/- 400 ppm Copper […]

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Never Fear Underdog Is Here Vintage 1970s Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

1970s “Never Fear – Underdog is Here” Glass: 57,700 ppm Lead & 695 ppm Cadmium [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

The amount of Lead that is considered unsafe (and illegal) in newly manufactured items intended to be used by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating and anything 100 ppm Lead (or higher) in the substrate. When tested with an XRF instrument (with each test done for at least […]

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1975 King Features Syndicate Popeye Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage 1975 Kollect-A-Set Series Coca Cola Popeye Drinking Glass: 108,300 ppm Lead. [90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument (with each test done for at least 2-minutes/120 seconds) this vintage Kollect-A-Set Series Coca Cola juice glass (from 1975) had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected by the XRF instrument): White Painted Area: Lead (Pb): 68,400 +/- 1,500 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,101 +/- 49 ppm Chromium […]

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1973 Daffy Duck Pepsi Collector Series Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 3

1973 Warner Brothers Pepsi Collector Series Daffy Duck Drinking Glass: 71,800 ppm Lead (90 ppm is unsafe for kids.)

In newly manufactured items that are intended for use by children and made today, 90 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered illegal in the paint, glaze or coating. 100 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered illegal in the base substrate. In addition to the Lead listed in the title, this piece also tested positive for […]

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Vintage (1972-1988) Corning Ware Spice-o-Life Casserole: 26,500 ppm Lead… TEXTBOOK RESPONSE FROM CORNINGWARE TODAY

In response to my original post referenced in the title above [Link HERE] today, Corningware shared the following response (when Sabrina – a friend of a friend on Facebook – shared the post and tagged them): “We appreciate you [sic] concern for our products, Sabrina! We can assure you that older Corningware items would have met […]

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Spice-O-Life Corningware Casserole Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (1972-1988) Corning Spice-o-Life Casserole: 26,500 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe*] & 236 ppm Cd [75 is unsafe.]

Since this post has gone viral (December 2018), I updated it with an introduction for those who are new to my website. I am a mother of Lead poisoned children. My children were poisoned in 2005 by the work of a painting contractor, you can see more about my story in the trailer to my […]

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