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Vintage Toy Glass Marbles Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#Leaded: Vintage/Antique Glass Marbles, Yellow and White Swirl

Yellow and White Swirled Glass Vintage Marble: 2,364 ppm Lead! The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the substrate of a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 100 ppm lead or higher. Tested in 2014 with an XRF instrument. Year of manufacture and brand: unknown. Once I learned that even […]

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Vintage Milk Glass Christmas Tom And Jerry Mug 2

#Leaded: Tom And Jerry Vintage Milk Glass Christmas Mug

This little Christmas mug was tested with an XRF instrument and the results were as follows: White Milk Glass (unpainted) 176 +/- 19 ppm Pb 9 +/- 3 ppm Br Green Paint 37,100 +/- 1,000 ppm Pb 943 +/- 50 ppm Cd 317 +/- 79 ppm Ba 11,600 +/- 900 ppm Cr Red Paint 27,900 […]

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2014 Weck Canning Jar

Newer (2014) Weck canning jar – 142 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Kitchenware and glassware are not considered “items intended for children” and are therefore not regulated in the same way. When I originally posted this (2014), […]

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Recycled Clear Glass Starbucks Coffee Tumbler

#Leaded: Starbucks Coffee Recycled Green Glass Tumbler

Starbucks Coffee Brand Slightly Green Tinted Tumbler Glass: tested positive for lead (Pb) with levels as high as 1,732 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the substrate of an item manufactured today as intended for use by children is anything 100 ppm lead or higher. Dishes and glassware are not […]

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#LeadedJewelry: Blue Crystal Earrings

Earring: 108,300 ppm lead (leaded crystal). Jewelry intended for adults is not regulated for total lead content. Items intended for children are regulated by law to be 90 ppm lead or lower. …Not 9,000 ppm lead, and definitely not 90,000 ppm lead +++ Click here for #SaferChoices: Solid silver jewelry marked “925”  – with natural […]

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