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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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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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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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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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#Leaded: Delta Dragons Glass

Dragon Glass: 33,500 ppm lead (Pb), 499 ppm cadmium (Cd), 60 ppm mercury (Hg), & 5,307 ppm chromium (Cr). Thank you to Stephanie Hastings for donating and supporting this post! —- The total lead content in dishes and items intended for adults (vs. items intended for children) is mostly not regulated at all (as measured with an XRF). Items […]

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New Study: Potential Hazard of Lead in Decorated Glassware

Click the image to read the full article! “Dr Andrew Turner of the University of Plymouth, UK tested a range of glass products used for storing liquids, both new and second hand. These included tumblers, beer glasses, wine glasses, and jars. More than 70 percent of the 72 products tested contained lead. Almost as many […]

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#LeadFree: Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow Glass Baby Bottle

Dr. Brown’s Baby Bottle. All components of this product tested negative (non-detect/ND) for lead when tested with an XRF instrument, however two components did test positive for trace levels of cadmium (considered safe by all current .standards) XRF Test Results: Cadmium Readings: Glass Bottle: 9+/-5 ppm. Nipple: 14 +/- 5 ppm. All other components were […]

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Luigi Bromiolo Clear Glass Tumbler

Clear glass #LeadFree Non-Detect for lead with an XRF instrument Amazon Affiliate link for this product: New (not vintage) Luigi Bromiolo (not marked.) – Please consider supporting my independent consumer goods testing by making a contribution here!  Thank you.

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#LeadFreeGlass! Random!

No lead! No Mercury ! No arsenic. I’ll ask my friend Sarah where she bought this! #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and the XRF Test results.  If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are […]

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Lead-Free Measuring Cup Choices

My friends, followers and readers have been asking me for this one for a while, so here’s a dedicated post with a few choices for measuring cups that are similar to those in my home or are similar to ones I recommend based on testing I have done for others. Important Note: Many of the […]

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