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Leaded Mugs: Yellow & Blue

Yellow Mug: 200 ppm lead Blue Mug: non-detect for lead. No mark or maker At my friend Nancy’s house.  She loves “yard-sailing”! #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and the XRF Test results.  If you have an interest in learning more […]

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Tamara’s Recipes: Lead-Safe Hot Cocoa!

For the holidays, today I am going to share my first recipe with you (more will come!) – for hot cocoa!  We’ll call it “Lead-Safe Hot Cocoa” for fun, because the choices I have made specifically keep any potential lead contamination to a minimum [cocoa/chocolate being generally one of the more commonly lead-tainted food items!] […]

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2012 Minnie Mouse Mug: 108,300 ppm Lead + 28,600 ppm Arsenic (90 ppm is considered unsafe 4 kids.)

This Minnie Mouse mug was purchased new by me in Orlando at a gift shop in February of 2012. [I went there for the National Home Builders show when we were first working on filming my documentary on childhood lead poisoning.] The mug tested positive with an XRF instrument with the following readings: Lead (Pb): […]

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c. 2010, Darker Blue “Made in Thailand” Corelle Stoneware Mug: 1,585 ppm Lead + 231 ppm Arsenic.

Corelle Stoneware Mugs These are the mugs that come with the lead-free glass plates they sell… Medium Blue Mugs Purchased c. 2010 1,585 ppm Lead 231 ppm Arsenic “Made in Thailand” If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post […]

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M-I-C-K-E-Y… Mickey Mouse Anchor Hocking Disney Mug: 75,300 ppm Lead + 15,400 ppm Arsenic (90 ppm Pb is unsafe 4 kids!)

Anchor Brand Made in USA Vintage (1980?) Mickey Mouse Club milk glass mug As high as 75,300 ppm lead and 15,400 arsenic in the painted design The milk glass is “non-detect” for lead and tested positive for arsenic at 8 ppm #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information […]

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Leaded Mugs: Corelle

Corelle Stoneware Mugs These are the mugs that come with the lead-free glass plates they sell… Light Blue Mugs Purchased 4 or 5 years ago 825 ppm lead 571 ppm arsenic “Made in Thailand” #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and […]

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2013 Starbucks Coffee Company Espresso Collectable Cup, Peru: 16,900 ppm Lead + 4,606 ppm Arsenic Too!

2013 Starbucks Peru mini mug / espresso cup As high as 16,900 ppm Lead & 4,606 ppm Arsenic. Just because a mug is small does not mean it was made for use by children!!! The amount of Lead that is considered illegal in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 […]

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