Mexican pottery bowl purchased new c. 2007. Marked “Lead Free.” Tested positive for more than 300,000 ppm lead in the glaze when tested with an XRF instrument. Most of the Mexican pottery that I have tested that has been labeled “Lead Free” has tested positive for at least 1,000 ppm lead. This piece was unique, coming in […]
This “Made in Mexico” hand juicer tested positive for lead at 415 ppm. Consolation prize: it was negative (ND) for arsenic! 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. Dishware is not […]
Mexican Ceramic bowl – with bird on inside: 51,608 ppm lead, greater than 100,000 ppm Mercury, & 31,350 ppm arsenic! #XRFTesting – PLEASE avoid Mexican pottery at all cost unless you know the artist and know for sure it is lead-free! For Safer Choices For Your Family Click Here!