Archive | #LeadedChina

#Leaded: Vintage Milk Glass Corning Teacup

This vintage milk-glass “Made in USA” Corning brand tea cup tested positive for lead when tested with an XRF instrument at 804 ppm lead in the white (undecorated) milk glass component of the cup. Tested in 2014. In 2018 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Tepco Ceramic Bowl

Vintage “Tepco” “Made in USA” ceramic bowl. Tested positive for lead at 28,100 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF instrument in 2014. Would you like to see more test results like this? Please help me rent (or eventually buy!) an XRF instrument to continue this independent consumer goods testing and advocacy work. You can support […]

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#Leaded: Cost Plus World Market Mushroom Plate, c. 2005

This is a plate from Cost Plus World Market, Made in China purchased new c. 2005. Tested in 2013. Positive for lead at 11,000 ppm. In 2017 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm […]

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#Leaded: Adams Calyx®Ware English Ironstone Saucer

Calyx®Ware “Real English Ironstone”, Adams “Made In England” China Saucer: 44,600 ppm lead, tested with an XRF instrument. Year unknown. Tested in 2014. In 2017 the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 ppm lead (or higher) in the coating or 100 ppm (or higher) […]

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#Leaded: Oneida Dark Blue “Petals” Bowl (Year Unknown)

Oneida Petals bowl: 369 ppm lead (Pb) & 26 ppm cadmium (Cd). Tested in 2014. Here’s the mug from this pattern on Amazon. I am sharing this for context (not as a recommendation.) Amazon links are affiliate links (if you purchase something after clicking on my links I may receive a small commission at no extra […]

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#Leaded: “Oven Proof” Blue Ceramic Fish Tray

Vintage “Oven Proof” Blue Ceramic Fish Tray: 596 ppm lead. Made in Japan. Please note: All of the vintage ceramics that I have tested that were marked “Oven Proof” on the back have been positive for high levels of lead. Most have been positive for levels much higher than the level found in this particular piece. […]

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#Leaded: Pfaltzgraff Pistoulet Pattern, c. 2002

This Pfaltzgraff, Made in China dish (c. 2002), “The Secrets of Pistoulet” pattern dish (by Jana Kolpen) tested positive for lead at 336 parts per million (ppm) when tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of a modern item manufactured and intended for use […]

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#Leaded: Child’s Toy China Tea Set

Victoria’s Garden Toy China Tea Set: 20,600 ppm lead. [Lemon included to show size!] The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of a modern item manufactured and intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Tested with an XRF instrument. You can see more antique/vintage […]

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#LeadSafe: Newer White Square Crate & Barrel Dishes

2012 Crate & Barrel, Square Pattern Dishes, Made In China. Small white plate: 49 +/- 14 ppm lead. Medium white plate:  85 +/- 17 ppm lead. Large white plate: 110 +/- 21 ppm lead. White bowl:  57 +/- 14 ppm lead. Mug: 82 +/- 18 ppm lead. Glass: ND 4 all. Here’s a link to […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Ziggy Mug

Ziggy Mug: 33,800 ppm lead Tested July 2014. Thanks to Tania Moxon for donating and supporting my advocacy! For #SaferChoices for your family, click here. If you would like to support my advocacy work (and this website) please consider making a contribution via GoFundMe or PayPal. Thank you!  

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