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1997 Campbells Soup Ceramic Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

1997 “Vintage” Campbell’s Soup Ceramic Mug: 11,400 ppm Lead + 1,251 ppm Cadmium [M’m! M’m! Good! NOT!]

When tested with an XRF instrument the vintage (vintage is 20+ years officially, so yes – 1997 is vintage!) ceramic mug pictured here tested positive for the following metals when tested with an XRF instrument: White undecorated elements of mug (including inside of mug): Barium (Ba): 2,405 +/- 276 ppm Tin (Sn): 3,843 +/- 303 […]

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1976 Campbells Soup Salutes America Ceramic Mug Lead Safe Mama 3

Campbell’s Soups Salute America 1976 Ceramic Mug: 65,300 ppm Lead + 882 ppm Cadmium [mm ‘Lead is good food!’ NOT]

When tested with an XRF instrument the vintage ceramic mug pictured here (Campbell’s Soups Salute America”  – Made in Brazil) tested positive for the following metals when tested with an XRF instrument: White undecorated elements of mug (including inside of mug): Lead (Pb): 21,600 +/- 700 ppm Zinc (Zn): 11, 100 +/- 400 ppm Copper […]

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Diane Cuernavaca Mexico Mug Lead Safe Mama 2

Glazed Ceramic Mug from Cuernavaca, Mexico: 86,600 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in children’s items).

  I tested this glazed ceramic (made in Cuernavaca Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 86,600 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for acidic […]

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Diane Antique Coffee Mug Lead Safe Mama 4

Made In Mexico Vintage / Antique Glazed Ceramic Mug: 79,100 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in children’s items).

I tested this vintage / antique glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 79,100 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for […]

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Diane Vintage Antique Mexican Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Made In Mexico Vintage / Antique Glazed Ceramic Mug: 122,200 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in new items for children).

I tested this vintage / antique glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 122,200 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for […]

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Made in USA Hull Potteries Vintage Coffee Cup Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Ceramic Hull Brand (Made In USA) Coffee Cup: 299,800 ppm [30%!] Lead (when tested with an XRF instrument.)

Ceramic “Hull” Made In USA “Oven Proof” Coffee Cup. When tested with an XRF instrument this cup had the following readings (each test done for a minimum of 60 seconds.) Exterior Brown of Cup Lead (Pb): 120,700 +/- 5,000 ppm Barium (Ba): 498 +/- 145 ppm Selenium (Se): 158 +/- 77 ppm Iron (Fe): 17,300 […]

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2018 New Orleans Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 New Orleans Souvenir Mug: 16,700 ppm Lead, 109 ppm Cadmium.

When tested with an XRF instrument this New Orleans souvenir mug (purchased in New Orleans in 2018, no mark or maker) was positive for high levels of Lead both inside and out. Continue reading below to see the full XRF test results for this mug. When testing is done with an XRF instrument, the amount […]

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Polar Express Mug Lead Safe Mama 2019 1

c. 2016 “The Polar Express” Christmas Train Mug: 27,600 ppm Lead, 358 ppm Cadmium.

When tested with an XRF instrument this Polar Express mug was positive for high levels of Lead both inside and out. These are the souvenir mugs you get your hot cocoa in when you go for a ride on a Polar Express train. This is a relatively new mug that my friend got when she […]

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Chip And Joanna Hearth And Hand With Magnolia Green And Gold Ceramic Mug Lead Safe Mama 2

Hearth & Hand With Magnolia (by Chip & Joanna Gaines) Green & Gold Mug: 117 +/- 26 ppm Lead [Lead-Safe]

Hearth & Hand with Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines Light Sage Green Ceramic Mug with Gold Flecks. Please read below to see the exact readings of the mug pictured here when tested with an XRF instrument. The level of Lead found on this cup is considered safe by all standards. To see more pieces from […]

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GSI Outdoor 2018 Red Enamel Espresso Cup Camping Cup Baby Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Does your baby’s cup have toxic heavy metals in it? This enamelware “baby cup” tested positive for 16,200 ppm Cadmium!

Please note: This is NOT a post just about one red enamelware baby cup, it’s an overview of safe and unsafe baby cups I have found and how to make sure you choose a safe cup for YOUR baby! Please take the time to read the whole post (scrolling past all the images) and to […]

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