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1997 Campbells Soup Ceramic Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

1997 “Vintage” Campbell’s Soup Ceramic Mug: 11,400 ppm Lead + 1,251 ppm Cadmium [M’m! M’m! Good! NOT!]

When tested with an XRF instrument the vintage (vintage is 20+ years officially, so yes – 1997 is vintage!) ceramic mug pictured here tested positive for the following metals when tested with an XRF instrument: White undecorated elements of mug (including inside of mug): Barium (Ba): 2,405 +/- 276 ppm Tin (Sn): 3,843 +/- 303 […]

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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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Royal Norfolk Greenbrier International Dollar Tree Store Burgundy Plate Lead Safe Mama 3

Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Burgundy Ceramic Plate: 339 ppm Lead + 52 ppm Cadmium

Dollar Tree Store Burgundy / Maroon / Wine Colored Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. To see more items from dollar tree stores / 99 cent stores  that I have tested already, Click HERE. When tested with an XRF instrument this plate had the following readings (on the food surface). [Note: readings on […]

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99 Cent Store 1999 Blue and White Flower Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

99 Cent Only Store c. 1999 Floral Pattern Ceramic Plate (No Maker’s Mark): 49,400 +/- 1,400 ppm Lead.

  There is no mark or maker noted on this plate.  The owner told me she purchased at a 99 Cent Only Store (in Los Angeles) store about 20 years ago (which would be late-1990s / c. 1999). When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 49,400 +/- 1,400 ppm […]

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Dansk Bistro Cafe Belgian Blue Ceramic Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

Dansk “Bistro Cafe” Pattern Ceramic Plate: 4,555 ppm Lead. [Context: 90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe in new items for kids.]

This is a Dansk brand “Bistro Cafe” Belgian Blue Ceramic Plate, made in Portugal. The owner of this item told me that it was purchased at a Dansk outlet store in 2005. When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings: Blue Glazed Edging of Plate: Lead (Pb): 4,555 +/- 114 ppm Chromium […]

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Dollar tree Blue and Yellow Floral Design Bowl Lead Safe Mama 2

99 Cent Only Store c. 1999 Blue & White Floral Pattern Ceramic Bowl (No Maker’s Mark): 70,200 +/- 2,400 ppm Lead

There is no mark or maker noted on this bowl.  The owner told me she purchased at a 99 Cent Only Store (in Los Angeles) store about 20 years ago (which would be late-1990s / c. 1999). When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 70,200 +/- 2,400 ppm Barium […]

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Mexico Bowl 11000

Glazed Ceramic Bowl, Made In Mexico: 11,300 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in new children’s items).

I tested this glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) bowl with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 11,300 ppm For context, the amount of Lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint, glaze, or […]

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Diane Cuernavaca Mexico Mug Lead Safe Mama 2

Glazed Ceramic Mug from Cuernavaca, Mexico: 86,600 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in children’s items).

  I tested this glazed ceramic (made in Cuernavaca Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 86,600 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for acidic […]

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Diane Antique Coffee Mug Lead Safe Mama 4

Made In Mexico Vintage / Antique Glazed Ceramic Mug: 79,100 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in children’s items).

I tested this vintage / antique glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 79,100 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for […]

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Diane Vintage Antique Mexican Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Made In Mexico Vintage / Antique Glazed Ceramic Mug: 122,200 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in new items for children).

I tested this vintage / antique glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 122,200 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for […]

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