Archive | Christmas Mugs

Polar Express Mug Lead Safe Mama 2019 1

c. 2016 “The Polar Express” Christmas Train Mug: 27,600 ppm Lead, 358 ppm Cadmium.

When tested with an XRF instrument this Polar Express mug was positive for high levels of Lead both inside and out. These are the souvenir mugs you get your hot cocoa in when you go for a ride on a Polar Express train. This is a relatively new mug that my friend got when she […]

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Red Glass Dollar Tree Mug 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store Red Glass Mason Jar Coffee Mug: 11 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Red Christmas Mason Jar Glass. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. As many red colored items are, this mug is positive for a trace level of Cadmium. This level of Cadmium is considered safe by all […]

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2018 Dollar Tree I Love Santa Christmas Mug Royal Norfolk Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Store “I Love Santa” Design Ceramic Coffee Mug: 1,154 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree “I Love Santa” Design Ceramic Mug, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. As many red colored items are, the red words on this mug were positive for a relatively high level of Cadmium. Cadmium […]

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Holly Berry Christmas Vintage Corning Mug Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage Christmas “Made in USA” Corning Glass Mug, Holly Berry Pattern: 28,200 ppm lead!

“Corning USA” Vintage Christmas Holly Berry Mug. When tested with an XRF instrument this cup was positive for high levels of both Lead and Cadmium. The following set of readings was with the scope of the XRF instrument  centered on the red berries of the pattern: Lead (Pb): 16,000 +/- 400 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 459 +/- 25 […]

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Zak Designs Made In China Elsa Ceramic Coffee Mug 1

2014 Zak Designs Frozen Anna & Elsa Mug: 8,834 ppm Lead (90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for children.)

When tested with an XRF instrument this 2014 “zak! designs” Anna & Elsa Mug from Disney’s animated film Frozen tested positive for Lead (Pb) at 8,834 ppm. The amount of lead that is considered toxic (and illegal) in a modern item made and intended to be used by children is anything 90 ppm lead or […]

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Vintage Royal Norfolk Ceramic Snowman Mug Christmas Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

Royal Norfolk Ceramic Snowman Christmas Mug: as high as 1007 ppm Lead + Cadmium

This Royal Norfolk “Made In China” snowman mug tested positive for lead and cadmium at the following levels (Note, year of manufacture is unknown, however I don’t believe this is very old). Here’s a link to this exact piece on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Qnone7 To see more Royal Norfolk pieces I have tested, Click HERE. To see more […]

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2017 Walgreens Ceramic Santa Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

#LeadSafe: 2017 Walgreens Ceramic Christmas “Not Intended For Children” Santa Claus Mug (but Cadmium!)

This 2017 Santa Mug (which I personally purchased last holiday season from Walgreens in Milwaukie, Oregon, once I saw the label on the bottom – scroll down to see the pic!) was positive for lead and cadmium in the following levels: Red Glaze: Lead (Pb): 122 +/- 54 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,657 +/- 105 ppm […]

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Vintage Made In Japan Leaded Ceramic Santa Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Made In Japan Ceramic Santa Claus Christmas Mug: as high as 5,077 ppm Lead.

When tested with an XRF instrument, this vintage “Made in Japan” Santa mug was positive for Lead at the following levels: Outside Mug Lead (Pb) Level: 4,497 +/- 180 ppm Inside Mug Lead (Pb) Level: 5,077 +/- 177 ppm Non-Detect (ND/ Negative) for: Cadmium (Cd) Arsenic (As)  Mercury (Hg) By modern standards, the amount of […]

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Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Christmas Tree Mug, Made In USA 2

Modern Homer Laughlin China Fiestaware Christmas Tree Mug, Made In USA: 23 +/- 12 ppm Lead (Safe by all standards)

When tested with an XRF instrument the Christmas tree on this Homer Laughlin Fiestaware “Made In The U.S.A”. mug was non-detect (ND) for lead (Pb). The Christmas tree area did test positive for cadmium (Cd) at 61 +/- 9 ppm. The bottom of mug was also had the following XRF readings: Lead (Pb): 23 +/- 12 […]

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Vintage Milk Glass Christmas Tom And Jerry Mug 2

Tom And Jerry Vintage Milk Glass Christmas Mug: 37,100 ppm Lead + Cadmium

To see more Christmas items I have tested, Click HERE. These little “Tom and Jerry” Christmas mug was tested with an XRF instrument and the results were as follows: White Milk Glass (unpainted): Lead (Pb): 176 +/- 19 ppm Bromine (Br): 9 +/- 3 ppm Green Paint: Lead (Pb): 37,100 +/- 1,000 ppm Cadmium (Cd): […]

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