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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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Sneaky Pete Vaporizers Pen Lead Safe Mama 2

Paint On Brand New (2019) Sneaky Pete Vaporizer Borosilicate Glass Vape Tube: 6,827 ppm Lead, 2,233 ppm Cadmium + 807 ppm Arsenic.

Yikes — I guess it’s not just glass baby bottles that are painted with Leaded paint these days!!! My husband bought this water pipe attachment (the Sneaky Pete Arizer Bubble Straw) to use with his fancy vape (we’re in Oregon after all, where cannabis is legal – and quite popular! [He explained that his thinking was that […]

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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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1975 King Features Syndicate Popeye Drinking Glass Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage 1975 Kollect-A-Set Series Coca Cola Popeye Drinking Glass: 108,300 ppm Lead. [90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

When tested with an XRF instrument (with each test done for at least 2-minutes/120 seconds) this vintage Kollect-A-Set Series Coca Cola juice glass (from 1975) had the following readings (metals not listed were not detected by the XRF instrument): White Painted Area: Lead (Pb): 68,400 +/- 1,500 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,101 +/- 49 ppm Chromium […]

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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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Green Light Blue Supplment Bottle Lead Safe Mama 4

Blue Glass 4 oz Bottle for Physica Green Light Supplement: Positive for trace Cadmium (15 ppm) and Antimony (25 ppm).

When tested with an XRF instrument the glass bottle pictured here had the following readings. Reading One: Side of Blue Glass Bottle (tested on a section without the label). Three Minute Reading. Barium (Ba): 2,531 +/- 147 ppm Chromium (Cr): 682 +/- 74 ppm Tin (Sn): 39 +/- 22 ppm Copper (Cu): 38 +/- 12 ppm […]

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Immunattack Brown Supplment Bottle Lead Safe Mama 2

Brown One Ounce Glass Bottle From “Immunattack” Supplement by Herb Pharm: Lead Free & Cadmium Free

Many colored glass bottles that I have tested have been positive for trace levels of Lead and Cadmium. As a result, my readers have started sending me their supplement bottles to test using XRF technology. This particular bottle (pictured here on this post) was negative for Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Arsenic. For glass bottles that […]

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