Cadmium and Lead Found In Drinking Glasses Purchased at the Warner Brothers Studios

By on Nov 22, 2010 in United States Comments

Los Angeles – According to different international news sites, drinking glasses which was manufactured in China and purchased at the Warner Brothers Studios’ store in Burbank, have been found to exceed federal limits for lead in children’s products by up to 1,000 times.

Lead and Cadmium content was  found from glass prints, which shows comic book and movie characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman and the Tin Man from “The Wizard of Oz

Warner Brothers said, “It is generally understood that the primary consumer for these products is an adult, usually a collector.”

In a separate testing, all-red Coke glass, showed three times more cadmium than the Puss in Boots Shrek” glass that was found having cadmium last summer. Coke Zero and Diet Coke glasses from the same set did not exhibit the same problem.

“The Coca-Cola Company has an unwavering commitment to quality, and at times we may withdraw products from the market for quality reasons, even if there is no safety concern or legal requirement to do so,” the company said. “We apologize to our consumers for the inconvenience.”

The company said consumers who purchased the glasses from Coke’s online store will receive an automatic credit and customers who bought the glasses in retail stores will be instructed on what to do starting November 30.



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