Archive | 1996

Mickey Mouse Disney World 25th Anniversary Glass McDonalds Lead Safe Mama 1

c. 1996 Mickey Mouse McDonald’s Disney World 25th Anniversary Glass: 73,300 ppm Lead + 1,855 ppm Cadmium

Remember The Magic… with a dash of LEAD! (& Cadmium for good measure.) To see more Disney branded items I have tested, click here. When tested with an XRF instrument this Walt Disney World “Remember The Magic” drinking glass (promotional giveaway from McDonald’s in 1996) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 73,300 +/- 2,300 ppm […]

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Corning Tulip Pattern Casserole Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (1995-1997) Corningware Rosemarie Tulip Pattern Oven Casserole: 8,164 ppm Lead + 165 ppm Cadmium

As expected, the exterior decorative pink painted tulip pattern on this vintage Rose Marie Tulip Pattern Corning casserole was positive for high levels of lead when tested with an XRF instrument. To learn more about XRF testing, click here. Here’s the XRF test results for the exterior design on this exact piece: Lead (Pb): 8,164 […]

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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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Corningware c. 1996-1998 “Summer Blush” Square Casserole Dish with Pansies: 15,500 ppm Lead

“Made in Illinois” Summer Blush pattern square Corningware baking / casserole dish with pansies. Period of manufacture: c. 1996-1998. The colored flower pattern on the outside of this dish was positive for 15,500 ppm Lead when tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of an […]

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Fire Note: 1996 from M-C & Lars

  In 2002 our home burned in a fire. It was a total loss and very little “survived”… using the word “survived” loosely. This was the first time that our family lost everything.  We had no idea there would be other times over the coming 14 years. For the past 14+ years I have saved […]

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