#AskTamara: Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have heavy metals (like lead and cadmium) in the glaze?

Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze?#AskTamara

Question: Do my Waechtersbach ceramic nesting bowls (purchased at Williams Sonoma) have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze?

Short Answer: Yes, probably! Please scroll down below the first couple of images for more details.


Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze?

Waechtersbach Nesting Bowl Set
Purchased at Williams Sonoma in 2009
Made in Germany

Below is a photo of the exact 7-bowl set I tested:

Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze?

Click on each of the color words below to see the exact XRF readings for that color bowl in the above pictured set:

Purple
Teal
Blue
Yellow
Green
Orange
Red

Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze?
  • To see more pieces by Waechtersbach that I have tested, click here.
  • To learn more about XRF testing, click here.
  • To read more about my concern for lead in pottery and dishware, click here.
  • For curiosity’s sake only (not to purchase them!) to see more pieces from this brand on Amazon, click here.*

As always, thank you for reading and for sharing my posts.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Tamara Rubin
#LeadSafeMama

*Amazon links are affiliate links. If you purchase something after clicking on one of these links I may receive a small percentage of what you spend at no extra cost to you. WHILE I DON’T WANT YOU TO BUY PRODUCTS FROM THIS PARTICULAR BRAND, I do encourage you to click on the Amazon link to see the other pieces from this brand that you might want to AVOID. Thank you for supporting my advocacy work in this way!
Do my Waechtersbach nesting bowls have toxicants like lead and cadmium in the glaze?
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