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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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Winnie The Pooh (c. 2000) Disney Baby Cup: 26,700 ppm Lead [Over 90 ppm Lead is unsafe for use by kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument (with each test done for a minimum of 60 seconds) this small ceramic Winnie-the-Pooh baby cup (purchased new c. 2000) had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected.) Outside of Cup: Lead (Pb): 26,700 +/- 700 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 95 +/- 14 ppm Barium (Ba): 298 +/- […]

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2008 Pink Crystal Disney Minnie Mouse Bracelet Lead Safe Mama 2

Pink Crystals In Minnie Mouse Bracelet Purchased in 2010 at Disneyland: 252,200 ppm Lead (That’s 25% Lead!)

The amount of Lead that is considered unsafe by modern standards (and illegal) in items manufactured and sold expressly for use by children is 90 ppm Lead or higher in the surface paint or coating, and 100 ppm Lead (or higher) in the substrate (as detectable with an XRF instrument.) A lot of costume jewelry might […]

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#LeadSafe: “Have A Magical Day” Disney Parks Mug

When tested with an XRF instrument this “Made in Thailand” Disney Parks “Have A Magical Day” coffee mug was positive for a very low level of lead (Pb): 68 +/- 32 ppm.  It was negative (non-detect/ND) for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg.) For context: The amount of lead considered toxic in an item […]

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Authentic Original Disney Parks Mug Made In Thailand Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

“Authentic Original” Disneyland Resort Mug: 129 ppm Lead in the Glaze. This is considered within a safe range.

This “Authentic Original” “Disney Parks” Disneyland Resort (c. 2017) Made In Thailand Mug tested positive for low lead (generally within a safe range for a mug) when tested with an XRF instrument. The reading for the decorative elements on the outside was 129 +/- 32 ppm Lead. Consumer goods are considered unsafe for use by […]

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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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Walt Disneys Haiwatha A Little Golden Book Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

1953 Walt Disney Little Golden Book, Hiawatha: 535 ppm Lead (90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for kids.)

1953 Walt Disney Little Golden Book: “Hiawatha” This book tested positive for 535 ppm Lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Items intended for children are considered unsafe (and illegal if newly manufactured) when they test positive for lead at 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm lead (or higher) in […]

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#LeadFree: Vintage Plastic Disney Snow White Mug

This vintage plastic cup from Disney – with a picture of Snow White on it – is negative for lead both in the plastic and in the paint for the design.  The plain (unpainted) part of the cup tested was also negative for lead.  The cup was negative for mercury, arsenic and cadmium too! Here’s […]

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Plastic Vintage “Grumpy” Plastic Disney Mug: 449 ppm Lead (90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for kids.)

This vintage plastic cup from Disney – with a picture of Grumpy the dwarf on it – is positive for Lead both in the plastic and in the paint for the Grumpy design.   This yellow mug had the following XRF readings: The plain yellow plastic part of the cup: Lead (Pb): 387 +/- 22 […]

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#GuessingGame: Vintage (1970s?) Disney Snow White Cups

Which one do you think has lead? How much lead do you think it has? Why? Click here to see the XRF test results for the yellow mug. Click here to see the XRF test results for the blue mug. Here’s a modern #LeadFree version of a Disney cup for kids on Amazon! Here are […]

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