This Crock-Pot brand stoneware / black glazed ceramic liner was positive for lead at 42 parts per million (ppm). [Tested in July of 2014, exact year of manufacture unknown.]. This is a level that is considered safe by all standards (United States and European.) It has also likely been leach-tested. That said I would personally […]
This ceramic crock pot liner and lid is from a Hamilton Beach “Stay or Go” model crock pot / slow cooker. The black ceramic component (the liner / vessel that holds the food) tested negative for lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. The white writing on the lid (the logo […]
We tested the Instant Pot today in a Facebook Live video! (Tested it for lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic – etc., – using an XRF Analyzer) Watch the video to see the testing results. Click the Facebook button on the video to share it from Facebook. Click the image below to check out Instant Pots on […]
KitchenAid – 386 ppm lead (slow cooker). — The level of lead that is considered unsafe for an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead. Items like this are not regulated for total lead content (as detectable with an XRF instrument.) I am NOT saying that this item will poison you, but I AM […]
Rival Crock Pot liner: 135 ppm lead. Suggestion: stainless cookers. All of the modern crockpots I have tested – like this one (with a few exceptions) have trace levels of lead. #XRFTesting Tested with an XRF For lead-free slow-cooker options click here.