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#LeadFree: Vintage Plastic Disney Snow White Mug

This vintage plastic cup from Disney – with a picture of Snow White on it – is negative for lead both in the plastic and in the paint for the design.  The plain (unpainted) part of the cup tested was also negative for lead.  The cup was negative for mercury, arsenic and cadmium too! Here’s […]

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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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Beatrix Potter Wedgwood China Peter Rabbit Baby Cup (c. 1960 ): 59,200 ppm Lead

Vintage Wedgwood Benjamin Bunny/ Peter Rabbit: 59,200 ppm lead. Made in England. Year unknown (possibly 1960s); Wedgwood started making these in 1949. I have observed that the older they are, the higher the lead levels tend to be. This example is useful ,as the photo shows how the glaze can become cracked/crazed (as much older pottery […]

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