This 2017 Santa Mug (which I personally purchased last holiday season from Walgreens in Milwaukie, Oregon, once I saw the label on the bottom – scroll down to see the pic!) was positive for lead and cadmium in the following levels: Red Glaze: Lead (Pb): 122 +/- 54 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,657 +/- 105 ppm […]
This tile was in a San Francisco, California middle school auditorium that I did a presentation at in 2013. It tested positive for lead at 9,391 ppm when tested with an XRF instrument. To see more posts with tile I have tested, click here. To read more about the concern for lead in tile, click […]
Kitchen Counter Tiles – “recent” remodel (pre-2007). Tested with a Niton XRF in 2012: 113 ppm lead. These are the tiles in my home, my kitchen counter. To see more tiles I have tested click here.
Below is a re-post of a post I originally shared on Facebook on December 16, 2014. This came across the wire today – VERY INTERESTING: ****** A report by the Ceramic Tile Institute of America, Inc., “CTIOA Field Report 2000-11-20” is of interest. The Study subject matter is stated as: “Ceramic tile lead hazards and […]
Ink Jet Photo Mug, positive for lead at 37 ppm, when tested with an XRF instrument. Exact brand unknown: possibly Shutterfly or Vistaprint (or similar). Tested in 2017, year of manufacture unknown. Other photo mugs have tested positive for lead at hight levels, so it is not a good idea to extrapolate this test result to […]
I’m sharing these screenshots from Dr. Mercola’s site here (taken Sunday, 1/14/2018) to link to a post I will be writing later this evening. I am writing a response to the email Dr. Mercola has sent in response to customers who have contacted him regarding my XRF testing of his branded ceramic cookware products (picture […]
Chateau Buffet – USA made – 140,000 ppm lead! The amount of lead in dishes is not specifically regulated (as a portion of content.) The thing that is regulated (in some areas) with newer items is the amount that leaches into food. If you have older dishes with high levels of lead, all bets are […]
Blue (outside glaze): 36,900 ppm lead Cream (inside glaze): 128 ppm lead Note: this is a REAL Le Creuset pot, a ceramic version made to look like their cast iron ones. It is made as a custard pot (to bake a small custard in the oven) or for similar purposes. It is not a knockoff. […]
IKEA teacup Lead-free [Non-detect for lead.] —— The current amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or more. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.
Newer Fiestaware Orange Bowl: no lead, no mercury, no arsenic, 227 ppm cadmium • • • Please read about my concerns for cadmium here. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For safer choices in dishware options, click here.