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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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Mickey Mouse Disney World 25th Anniversary Glass McDonalds Lead Safe Mama 1

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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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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#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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#Leaded: Vintage French Clear Arcoroc Juice Glass

Small vintage clear glass Arcoroc juice glass. Made in France. Tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument for 223 ppm lead. Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to similar, modern (“Made in France”) lead-free glasses (#SaferChoices!): http://amzn.to/2DhXhNY http://amzn.to/2Dvym7m http://amzn.to/2D4q9Gt I would LOVE to test THESE to confirm that they are lead free! http://amzn.to/2D33Wsj More […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Picardie Glasses

These Duralex Picardie glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and barium when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to these exact glasses as […]

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#LeadFree: Princess House Mug

All “Princess House” brand glassware that I have tested has been 100% free of lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), and arsenic (As.) This is an amazing feat for a vintage glassware item. Tested with an XRF instrument. Thanks to Bronwyn Cunningham for donating and supporting my advocacy! Each donation helps make a new post possible! Here’s a […]

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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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