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2018 Oregon Starbucks Espresso Mug Lead Safe Mama

Let’s play a game! Lead or no Lead? Guess! 2018 Oregon Espresso Mug from Starbucks.

Scroll down below photo to see the full XRF test results for this mug! Click HERE to see more Starbucks Mugs I have tested! The Lead levels on all colors of this mug were within safe range by all standards! [Maybe Starbucks got the message?] I would still prefer to also not see any Cadmium […]

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Starbucks 2018 Reusable Red Holiday Cup Toxicity Testing Lead Safe Mama 2

Does the 2018 Starbucks reusable holiday cup test positive for any “nasties”?

If you have been following my work for a while you know that I have found several Starbucks branded cups and mugs to be positive for high levels of Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd) in the past. To see more Starbucks cups & mugs I have tested, Click Here. Therefore I was not surprised today, […]

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Starbucks Ceramic Espresso Mug 2014 Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#LeadFree: White Starbucks Espresso Mug, c. 2014

This small white Starbucks espresso mug was tested with an XRF instrument in June of 2014 and was negative for lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) and arsenic (As.) The year of manufacture of this piece is unknown, but it was fairly new at the time it was tested (sorry I did not think to […]

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Starbucks Coffee Company Collectible City Mugs

Ask Tamara: Do Starbucks Mugs Have High Levels of Lead?

Ask Tamara: Question: “Do Starbucks mugs have high levels of lead in them? What are the safest options for non-toxic coffee mugs?” A. [Simplified Answer!]: YES, many Starbucks Coffee Company branded mugs have high levels of lead in them (as measurable by testing with an XRF instrument). Note: This is not illegal in any way; […]

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2017 Starbucks You Are Here Collection California Coffee Mug

#Leaded: Starbucks Coffee Company “You Are Here” Collection, 14 oz California Mug

c. 2017 Starbucks Coffee Brand Ceramic “You Are Here” Collection “California” Mug : Positive for lead (Pb) with levels as high as 6,397 ppm lead (+/- 184 ppm) when tested with an XRF instrument. This mug was negative for cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As) and mercury (Hg). The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the […]

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2016 Black Starbucks Coffee Company Mug

#LeadFree: 2016 3 oz Starbucks Coffee Company Black Ceramic Espresso Cup

This Starbucks Coffee Company black glazed three ounce espresso mug (“Made in China”) tested negative (non-detect) for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. Other Starbucks Coffee brand mugs have not fared so well over the years. Click here to see if I have tested your Starbucks Coffee mug! For more lead-free […]

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2006 1 Green Pear Starbucks Coffee Mug

#Leaded: 2006 Starbucks Coffee Brand Ceramic Mug with Pear and Flower Design

2006 Starbucks Coffee Brand Ceramic Mug with Pear and Flower Design: Positive for lead (Pb) with levels as high as 304 ppm lead (+/- 37 ppm) when tested with an XRF instrument. This mug was negative for cadmium, arsenic and mercury. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the substrate of an item manufactured […]

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Starbucks Coffee Gold Peace Sign Espresso Mug

#LeadFree: 2015 Starbucks Coffee Gold Peace Sign Espresso Mug

This Starbucks Coffee gold peace sign three ounce espresso mug (“Made in China”) tested negative (non-detect) for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. Other Starbucks Coffee brand mugs have not fared so well over the years. Click here to see if I have tested your Starbucks Coffee mug! For more lead-free […]

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Starbucks Coffee City Mug Collector Series

2000 Starbucks Coffee “City Mug” Collector Series: 3,157 ppm Lead + Arsenic Too!

Starbucks City Mug from the year 2,000. Made in Thailand. “City Mug” 3,157 ppm lead & 496 ppm Arsenic. To see a detailed summary of my concerns with Starbucks mugs, Click HERE. For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. If you would like to support my advocacy work (and this website) please consider making a contribution via […]

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Collectable Starbucks Coffee White Ceramic Mug

2008 White Ceramic Starbucks Coffee Holiday Mug: 11,200 ppm Lead

2008 White Ceramic Starbucks Coffee Holiday Mug:  Tested positive for lead with levels as high as 11,200 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. An item like this will not likely test positive with a LeadCheck swab. You can read more about that here. For context: the amount of lead that is considered toxic in the substrate […]

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