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#LeadedChina; Green Franciscan

69,900 ppm lead – Franciscan Plate Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.). I personally stay away from Franciscan dishes at all cost.  If you fed me dinner on vintage […]

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Ivy

83,900 ppm lead – Franciscan Ivy Tray Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Madeira

Franciscan Madeira Pattern Plate: 67,300 parts per million lead Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded China: Franciscan Autumn

Franciscan Autumn plate & saucer: as high as 716,100 ppm lead Autumn Pattern: 1955 – 1966 Also: 73,000 ppm arsenic Note: the plate was higher lead than the bowl, and they look like they are from different batches based on the maker’s marks on the bottom.  The bowl / saucer was in the neighborhood of […]

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Leaded China: Franciscan Earthenware

Franciscan Potteries Earthenware Tray/ Plate: 100,400 ppm lead! Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded China: Franciscan Apple

Franciscan Apple: 80,700 ppm lead Vintage (1950s?) plate Yup – you heard me right! Tested with an XRF instrument These usually also test positive with a swab test. #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF […]

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