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#LeadSafe: Baum Pyramid Pattern Ceramic Mug

Ceramic Baum “Pyramid” design mug: 26 +/- 15 ppm lead. The interior was negative/ “non-detect” for lead (Pb).  Both the interior and exterior were also non-detect for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg.) Tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item for children is anything 90 ppm […]

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Pratico Outdoors Clean Steel

“Pratico Outdoors” “Clean Steel” Tumbler #Cup #Glass #LeadFree! Tested “non-detect” for lead using an XRF instrument Amazon Affiliate Link for similar product: http://amzn.to/2wYVzye – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods testing and advocacy work with a contribution!  I am still working to raise $30,000 towards legal (and other related) fees to defend my advocacy […]

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#Leaded: 2008 White Ceramic Starbucks Coffee Holiday Mug

2008 White Ceramic Starbucks Coffee Holiday Mug:  Tested positive for lead with levels as high as 11,200 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the substrate of an item manufactured today as intended for use by children is anything 100 ppm lead or higher (90 ppm or higher […]

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#LeadedChina: Syracuse China “Old Ivory” “Made In America” Tea Cup

Antique Syracuse China “Made In America” Old Ivory Teacup; Tested positive for lead (Pb) at 26,200 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead. Antiques and vintage items are not regulated for toxicity and in most cases it […]

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#AskTamara: Does Vintage Fiestaware Have Lead? Does New Fiestaware Have Lead?

#AskTamara Questions:  Does Vintage Fiestaware Have Lead? Does New Fiestaware Have Lead? Answers: Definitely yes & sometimes yes! Below is a vintage teal colored Fiestaware custard cup. When tested with an XRF instrument it was positive for lead (Pb) at 73,500 ppm (seventy three thousand five hundred parts per million.) The only relevant modern standard that […]

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#LeadFreeDishes: Newer Fiestaware Mug and Saucer

Newer Fiestaware Coffee Cup & Saucers: NO LEAD. However positive for approximately 130 ppm Cadmium. Cadmium is most often found in ceramics that are painted with reds, yellows or oranges, or other colors that may have those colors as part of the formula. • • • Please read about my concerns for cadmium here. Tested […]

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#LeadSafeDishes: White Fiestaware Tea Cup

Newer white Fiestaware tea cup: 40 ppm (margin of error: +/- 14 ppm lead.) Well under 90 ppm threshold of concern. Newish as of October 2014 Almost lead-free / but not quite! The company probably did leach testing and it did not leach any lead. I would feel safe drinking out of this cup if […]

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#LeadFree: Handmade Ceramic Mug

Handmade ceramic mug No Lead No Mercury 54 ppm Cadmium Tested with an XRF Instrument by an operator trained & certified in using the instrument. Many handmade modern pieces are low-lead or lead-free!  As your local potter if they use lead in their glazes, some may even be marked as lead-free (look on the bottom […]

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Leaded Pyrex: Teacup

Made in USA: Pyrex; cup & saucer – 79,800 ppm lead & 1,962 ppm cadmium #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I have personally tested that have tested both positive and negative for lead. To learn more about XRF […]

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