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I Love Riyadh Saudi Arabia Ceramic Souvenir Mug Lead Safe Mama 4

Souvenir Mug from Riyadh Saudi Arabia (of all places!) airport souvenir purchase: 21,300 ppm Lead.

One of my readers gave me this mug for my “Museum of Lead” collection because she had seen my blog post where I shared that “I even had readers in Saudi Arabia!” She thought those readers might be interested in knowing the test results of this unbranded souvenir mug (a gift that a friend of […]

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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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#Leaded: Prince Charles Mug

Prince Charles souvenir ceramic mug. Tested positive for lead at 300 ppm. No mark or maker noted. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use […]

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#Leaded: Boy Scouts Mug

Boy Scouts Mug, c. 1996/1997: 9,774 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2016. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use by children and, as such, are not regulated for […]

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MIT Mug

#Leaded: MIT Souvenir College Mug

Souvenir Mug from MIT: 32,400 ppm lead. The other mugs shown in this photo range from 17,000 to 19,000 ppm lead. One mug out of 7 tested on this date was lead-free. Tested in 2013. If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please […]

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Black Dog Mug

#Leaded; Martha’s Vineyard Black Dog Mug

Souvenir Mug from The Black Dog in Martha’s Vineyard. 32,300 ppm lead on the design. [I used to go there every morning for breakfast as a child in the summers when we lived anchored out in Vineyard Haven harbor!!] Tested in 2013. If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because […]

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#LeadedMugs: The Volunteer

Souvenir Mug: 101 ppm lead & 434 ppm chromium. Most souvenir or promotional mugs are very high lead!  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 lead-free mug choices click […]

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