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Plastic Vintage “Grumpy” Plastic Disney Mug: 449 ppm Lead (90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for kids.)

This vintage plastic cup from Disney – with a picture of Grumpy the dwarf on it – is positive for Lead both in the plastic and in the paint for the Grumpy design.   This yellow mug had the following XRF readings: The plain yellow plastic part of the cup: Lead (Pb): 387 +/- 22 […]

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#GuessingGame: Vintage (1970s?) Disney Snow White Cups

Which one do you think has lead? How much lead do you think it has? Why? Click here to see the XRF test results for the yellow mug. Click here to see the XRF test results for the blue mug. Here’s a modern #LeadFree version of a Disney cup for kids on Amazon! Here are […]

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#Leaded: 1970s Yellow Plastic “Ingrid” – Made In Chicago Dishes

Vintage – made in Chicago by “Ingrid” • 1970s plastic cup and plate. Plate: 4002 ppm lead / 1025 ppm arsenic • Cup: 3235 ppm lead / 848 ppm arsenic Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items manufactured today as intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. (so […]

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