#LeadedDishes: 1970s Yellow Plastic

Vintage – made in Chicago by “Ingrid” • 1970s plastic cup and plate. Plate: 4002 ppm lead / 1025 ppm arsenic • Cup: 3235 ppm lead / 848 ppm arsenic Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items manufactured today as intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. (so […]

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#LeadFreeDishes: White Crate & Barrel

Newer Crate & Barrel plate : Negative (non-detect) for lead and arsenic. Tested with an XRF instrument #XRFTesting Please note: not all Crate & Barrel dishware is negative for lead (when tested with an XRF.)  The owner of this particular dish told me that it was purchased “recently” as of January 2016.  Also please note […]

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#LeadedDishes: Clear Glass

Arcoroc Clear Glass Plate • 256 ppm lead Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. (so this would NOT be considered lead-safe.) Dishes are not sold as “intended for children” so total lead content (as detectible with an XRF) is not […]

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#LeadSafeDishes: Red & White Plate

Red & White Ceramic Plate: 83 ppm lead (on white) • 331 ppm Cadmium (on red) —- Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. (so this would be considered lead-safe.) Dishes are not sold as “intended for children” so total lead […]

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