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Vintage Made In Japan Leaded Ceramic Santa Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

#Leaded: Vintage Made In Japan Ceramic Santa Claus Christmas Mug

Tested with an XRF instrument. Lead (Pb) Level Outside: 4,497 +/- 180 ppm Lead (Pb) Level Inside: 5,077 +/- 177 ppm Non-Detect (ND/ Negative) for: Cadmium (Cd), Arsenic (As) and Mercury (Hg.) By modern standards, the amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended to be used by children is 90 ppm […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Milk Glass Fire King Mug and Tray Set

Vintage Fire King Milk Glass Mug: 44, 600 ppm lead (on the blue painted surface.) Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014. 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! […]

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#Leaded: Silver Bordered Vintage China Mug / Tea Cup

Mug with “silver” border (where your lips would go!) It turns out the “silver” is achieved by using leaded glaze! Inside of cup is 845 ppm lead, “silver” border is 104,700 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Johnson Brothers Mug

For Nicole! Made in England, Johnson Brothers Mug: 50,600 ppm lead. Hazard level for a modern/newly manufactured toy is anything 90 ppm lead or greater. There is no regulation** limiting total lead content in dishes as detected with an XRF (especially vintage dishes) & this one is cracked and crazing, so likely leaching lead into […]

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#Leaded: Yellow Unmarked Vintage Mug

Sunny yellow coffee mug; no mark or maker – 215,800 ppm lead! Hazard level for a modern/newly manufactured toy is anything 90 ppm lead or greater. There is no regulation** limiting total lead content in dishes as detected with an XRF (especially vintage dishes) & this one is cracked and crazing, so likely leaching lead […]

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#Leaded: 1972 Handmade Christmas Mug

Vintage Handmade Christmas Mug: 90,900 ppm lead. 9,617 ppm cadmium. Read about #CadmiumConcerns here. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm or higher in the coating. Vintage dishes are not regulated. This Christmas cup has more than 1,000 times the amount of lead […]

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