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#Leaded: Enamelware Metal Mug, “I Garden”

Enamelware mug purchased c. 2014 at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon. Exterior tested positive for 15,000 ppm lead. No mark or maker noted. Tested with an XRF in 2014. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Unmarked White Enamel Cooking Pot

Tested in 2014.  This pot was positive for 463 ppm lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Age and maker are unknown. Most vintage enamelware is high lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead and higher (90 and up for coatings, 100 and […]

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Vintage Enamelware Camping Spoon.

Vintage enamelware camping spoon 412 parts per million (ppm) lead. As tested with an XRF. The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in the coating (paint, glaze, etc.) of an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead. Dishware and vintage items are not regulated in regards to total lead content. – Http://www.GoFundMe.com/LeadSafeMama – […]

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