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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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#LeadSafe: “Authentic Original” Disneyland Resort Mug

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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#Leaded: 2014 Zak Designs Frozen Anna & Elsa Mug

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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#Leaded: 1953 Walt Disney Litte Golden Book, Hiawatha

1953 Walt Disney Little Golden Book: “Hiawatha” This 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 the […]

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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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#Leaded: Vintage “Grumpy” Plastic Disney Mug

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.  The plain part of the cup tested positive at 387 +/- 22 ppm lead. The painted design tested positive at 449 +/- […]

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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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Leaded Mugs: M-I-C-K-E-Y…

Anchor Brand Made in USA Vintage (1980?) Mickey Mouse Club milk glass mug As high as 75,300 ppm lead and 15,400 arsenic in the painted design The milk glass is “non-detect” for lead and tested positive for arsenic at 8 ppm #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information […]

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