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Green Duralex Picardie Colors Tumbler 2018 Made In France Lead Safe Mama 1

Green Duralex Picardie Colors Tumbler: Lead-Free, Arsenic-Free, Cadmium-Free and Mercury-Free!

Duralex “Picardie Colors” Goblet / Tumbler, Green, 8-3/4 ounces. Made in France, purchased in December 2018. When tested with an XRF instrument this green Duralex glass had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect (Negative) Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (Negative) Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect (Negative) Arsenic (As): Non-Detect (Negative) Vanadium (V): 113 +/- 26 ppm Titanium (Ti): 174 […]

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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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Green Tinted Crystal Rainbow Maker

Green tinted crystal rainbow maker:  422,000 ppm Lead. These can create lead dust and will very often test positive with a LeadCheck swab. Here’s a link to some lead-free options on Amazon!* Oval one from Swarovski for $17.95 Round one from Swarovski for $24.95 A smaller round one from Swarovski for $14.85 For more #SaferChoices for […]

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Vintage Indiana Glass Kings Crown Thumbprint Design Sorbet Dish

This little green glass ice-cream / custard cup tested NEGATIVE for lead with an XRF instrument!  It is actually one of the items I bought for my book, fully expecting it to test positive for a high amount of lead!  #Surprise! Amy Mortensen said: “Woo! This is Indiana Glass Kings Crown thumbprint design 1960s/1970s” If you […]

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Green Glass Desk Lamp

Library / desk lamp with green glass: 32,400 ppm lead (in the glass.) Tested with an XRF. Thoughts: Is this going to harm the owner?  Probably not. Can we manufacture lead-free glass for items like this?  Absolutely, yes. Is manufacturing items with high lead content harming the environment and potentially harming factory workers?  Absolutely, yes. Can we strive to have lead-free homes and a lead-free […]

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Green Glass Water Bottle: Mountain Valley

Mountain Valley Spring Water Green Glass Water Bottle: 86 ppm lead (Pb.) and 11 ppm cadmium (Cd.) This is typical of a lot of the modern tinted glass water bottles I have tested. I personally look for clear glass water bottles when possible. If you appreciate what I do, the simplest way you can help […]

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Pellegrino Green Glass Water Bottle: 116 ppm Lead (Please click & read to learn more.)

The San Pellegrino Green Glass Water Bottle (pictured below) tested positive for 116 ppm Lead (Pb) when tested with an XRF instrument. My readers has a LOT of questions about this bottle when I first posted this information. Please read the following questions and answers below, and let me know if you have any additional […]

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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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Green (Recycled?) Glass Mug: 431 ppm Lead. [For context: 100 ppm Lead is considered unsafe in toys.]

When tested with an XRF instrument this clear glass mug (with green tint, probably recycled glass) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 431 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative/Non-Detect (ND) Cadmium (Cd): Negative/Non-Detect (ND) Glassware with a tint often has at least some level of Lead. Recycled glassware also often has at least some level of Lead.  If […]

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