Archive | Cartoon Character Glass

McDonalds Camp Snoopy Collection Charlie Brown Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

McDonald’s (c. 1980s?) Camp Snoopy Collection Glass: 85,100 ppm Lead + 1,827 ppm Cadmium + 99 ppm MERCURY!

To see more McDonald’s branded items I have tested, click here. When tested with an XRF instrument this Camp Snoopy collectable drinking glass  (promotional giveaway from McDonald’s c. 1980s) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 85,100 +/- 1,800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,827 +/- 74 ppm Mercury (Hg): 99 +/- 39 ppm Chromium (Cr): 3,061 +/- […]

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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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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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1980 Strawberry Shortcake Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage 1980 Strawberry Shortcake Glass: 65,800 ppm Lead + 2,622 ppm Cadmium + 77 ppm MERCURY! [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children today (in 2019) is anything 90 ppm Lead (or higher) in the paint or coating. 100 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered unsafe/illegal in the substrate of an item intended to be used by children. Vintage dishware […]

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Peyo 1983 Wallace Berrie Baker Smurf Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Peyo 1983 Baker Smurf Drinking Glass: 129,800 ppm Lead + 5,587 ppm Cadmium + 5,344 ppm Arsenic [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids!]

To see more character glasses I have tested, click here. The amount of Lead that is considered illegal in modern items intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating. Please avoid giving your children or grandchildren any painted or otherwise highly decorated vintage glassware, as most […]

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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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