Archive | #LeadedDishes

#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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Information! Corning Patterns and Production Years

I just did a little google search for Corning Ware patterns and came up with this lovely website that has some interesting information, especially when looking to which years (and specifically – how recently) Corning Ware patterns had high levels of lead! I took screenshots of the patterns I have tested and if you click […]

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#Leaded: Vintage French Clear Arcoroc Juice Glass

Small vintage clear glass Arcoroc juice glass. Made in France. Tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument for 223 ppm lead. Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to similar, modern (“Made in France”) lead-free glasses (#SaferChoices!): http://amzn.to/2DhXhNY http://amzn.to/2Dvym7m http://amzn.to/2D4q9Gt I would LOVE to test THESE to confirm that they are lead free! http://amzn.to/2D33Wsj More […]

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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: CorningWare Square Casserole with Pansies

“Made in Illinois” pansies pattern square CorningWare baking / casserole dish, year of manufacture unknown.  The colored flower pattern on this dish was positive for 15,500 ppm lead.  This was tested in 2013. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or coating of an item intended for children is 90 ppm […]

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