Archive | Drinking Glasses

McDonalds Camp Snoopy Collection Charlie Brown Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

McDonald’s (c. 1980s?) Camp Snoopy Collection Glass: 85,100 ppm Lead + 1,827 ppm Cadmium + 99 ppm MERCURY!

To see more McDonald’s branded items I have tested, click here. When tested with an XRF instrument this Camp Snoopy collectable drinking glass  (promotional giveaway from McDonald’s c. 1980s) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 85,100 +/- 1,800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,827 +/- 74 ppm Mercury (Hg): 99 +/- 39 ppm Chromium (Cr): 3,061 +/- […]

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Never Fear Underdog Is Here Vintage 1970s Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

1970s “Never Fear – Underdog is Here” Glass: 57,700 ppm Lead & 695 ppm Cadmium [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

The amount of Lead that is considered unsafe (and illegal) in newly manufactured items intended to be used by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating and anything 100 ppm Lead (or higher) in the substrate. When tested with an XRF instrument (with each test done for at least […]

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1980 Strawberry Shortcake Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage 1980 Strawberry Shortcake Glass: 65,800 ppm Lead + 2,622 ppm Cadmium + 77 ppm MERCURY! [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids.]

The amount of Lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children today (in 2019) is anything 90 ppm Lead (or higher) in the paint or coating. 100 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered unsafe/illegal in the substrate of an item intended to be used by children. Vintage dishware […]

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Peyo 1983 Wallace Berrie Baker Smurf Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Peyo 1983 Baker Smurf Drinking Glass: 129,800 ppm Lead + 5,587 ppm Cadmium + 5,344 ppm Arsenic [90 ppm Lead is unsafe for kids!]

To see more character glasses I have tested, click here. The amount of Lead that is considered illegal in modern items intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating. Please avoid giving your children or grandchildren any painted or otherwise highly decorated vintage glassware, as most […]

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1973 Daffy Duck Pepsi Collector Series Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 3

1973 Warner Brothers Pepsi Collector Series Daffy Duck Drinking Glass: 71,800 ppm Lead (90 ppm is unsafe for kids.)

In newly manufactured items that are intended for use by children and made today, 90 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered illegal in the paint, glaze or coating. 100 ppm Lead (or higher) is considered illegal in the base substrate. In addition to the Lead listed in the title, this piece also tested positive for […]

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Name Your Poison Curare Vintage Bar Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Curare “Name Your Poison” Vintage Barware Glass: 103,700ppm Lead & 2,834 ppm Cadmium. My great-uncle had these!

My grandfather’s sister’s husband had these. We inherited them when my aunt died. I ended up selling them on eBay (long before the kids were poisoned – before I knew anything about lead). It just really brings it home to know that everyone in my family had all of this leaded crap too! When tested […]

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Name Your Poison Arsenic Vintage Bar Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Arsenic “Name Your Poison” Vintage Barware Glass: 96,700 ppm Lead & 2,378 ppm Cadmium. My uncle had these!

My grandfather’s sister’s husband had these. We inherited them when my aunt died. I ended up selling them on eBay (long before the kids were poisoned – before I knew anything about lead). It just really brings it home to know that everyone in my family had all of this leaded crap too! When tested […]

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Crate And Barrel Miguel Highball Made In Mexico Glass Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Made In Mexico Crate & Barrel “Miguel Highball” Glass: Lead Free (Click for my guide to buying Lead-free glassware!)

When tested with an XRF instrument this Crate & Barrel “Miguel Highball” drinking glass (Made In Mexico)  had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Negative (Non-detect/ND) Mercury (Hg): Negative (Non-detect/ND) Cadmium (Cd): Negative (Non-detect/ND) Arsenic (As): Negative (Non-detect/ND) Crate and Barrel products have gone either way over the past decade or more (unleaded or leaded), although many of their […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Marine Blue Tumbler

These Duralex Picardie blue (“Marine”) tumblers were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to these exact glasses! http://amzn.to/2Deha8W Would you like […]

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