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Vintage (c. 1955-1966) Franciscan Autumn Pattern China: 716,100 ppm Lead + 73,000 ppm Arsenic Too!

Franciscan Autumn Pattern plate & saucer: as high as 716,100 ppm lead in the glaze. Autumn Pattern: 1955 – 1966 Also: 73,000 ppm arsenic. Note: the plate was higher lead than the bowl, and they look like they are from different batches based on the maker’s marks on the bottom.  The bowl / saucer was […]

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Vintage Franciscan Earthenware Plate: 100,400 ppm Lead

Franciscan Potteries Earthenware Tray/ Plate: 100,400 ppm lead! Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options! Thank you for reading and for […]

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Vintage Franciscan Apple China: 80,700 ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Franciscan Apple vintage (c. 1950s?) china was positive for 80,700 ppm lead. These usually also test positive with a reactive agent swab test. Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead in the glaze, paint or coating. Dishes are not regulated […]

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Leaded Mugs: Yellow & Blue

Yellow Mug: 200 ppm lead Blue Mug: non-detect for lead. No mark or maker At my friend Nancy’s house.  She loves “yard-sailing”! #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 […]

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2012 Minnie Mouse Mug: 108,300 ppm Lead + 28,600 ppm Arsenic (90 ppm is considered unsafe 4 kids.)

This Minnie Mouse mug was purchased new by me in Orlando at a gift shop in February of 2012. [I went there for the National Home Builders show when we were first working on filming my documentary on childhood lead poisoning.] The mug tested positive with an XRF instrument with the following readings: Lead (Pb): […]

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M-I-C-K-E-Y… Mickey Mouse Anchor Hocking Disney Mug: 75,300 ppm Lead + 15,400 ppm Arsenic (90 ppm Pb is unsafe 4 kids!)

Anchor Brand Made in USA Vintage (1980?) Mickey Mouse Club milk glass mug As high as 75,300 ppm lead and 15,400 arsenic in the painted design The milk glass is “non-detect” for lead and tested positive for arsenic at 8 ppm #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information […]

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Leaded Mugs: Corelle

Corelle Stoneware Mugs These are the mugs that come with the lead-free glass plates they sell… Light Blue Mugs Purchased 4 or 5 years ago 825 ppm lead 571 ppm arsenic “Made in Thailand” #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and […]

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2013 Starbucks Coffee Company Espresso Collectable Cup, Peru: 16,900 ppm Lead + 4,606 ppm Arsenic Too!

2013 Starbucks Peru mini mug / espresso cup As high as 16,900 ppm Lead & 4,606 ppm Arsenic. Just because a mug is small does not mean it was made for use by children!!! The amount of Lead that is considered illegal in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 […]

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Ceramic photo mug with puppies: 256,000 ppm Lead + 71,200 ppm Arsenic [Brand unknown]

“Lil’ Angels” puppy photo mug, brand unknown. As high as 256,000 ppm Lead & 71,200 ppm Arsenic. If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post and this post for a start!   For lead-free mug choices click here! Thank you for […]

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#Leaded Mugs: Vistaprint Photo Mug

Vistaprint brand custom photo mug. As high as 676 ppm lead & As high as 718 ppm arsenic. Tested with an XRF instrument. If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post and this post for a start!  Thanks for visiting! For […]

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