Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo.

Small White "French Countryside" Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo.

Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer.

When tested with an XRF instrument this dish had the following readings:

Writing on Backmark:

  • Lead (Pb): 638 +/- 37 ppm
  • Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Barium (Ba): 635 +/- 60 ppm
  • Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Selenium (Se): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Tin (Sn): 42 +/- 16 ppm
  • Zinc (Zn): 6,886 +/- 245 ppm
  • Copper (Cu): 162 +/- 45 ppm
  • Nickel (Ni): 258 +/- 75 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 1,828 +/- 213 pm
  • Bismuth (Bi): 68 +/- 18 ppm
  • Vanadium (V): 2,119 +/- 126 ppm
  • Titanium (Ti): 4,374 +/- 235
  • Zirconium (Zr): 2,466 +/- 74 ppm

Food Surface Side of Saucer:

  • Lead (Pb): 71 +/- 16 ppm
  • Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Barium (Ba): 726 +/- 60 ppm
  • Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Antimony (Sb): 46 +/- 19 ppm
  • Selenium (Se): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Tin (Sn): 52 +/- 16 ppm
  • Zinc (Zn): 7,732 +/- 262 ppm
  • Copper (Cu): 122 +/- 41 ppm
  • Nickel (Ni): Non-Detect / Negative
  • Iron (Fe): 1,354 +/- 187 pm
  • Bismuth (Bi): 72 +/- 17 ppm
  • Vanadium (V): 2,199 +/- 126 ppm
  • Titanium (Ti): 4,749 +/- 244
  • Zirconium (Zr): 2,245 +/- 67 ppm

As always thank you for reading my posts.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Tamara Rubin
#LeadSafeMama

Small White "French Countryside" Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo. Small White "French Countryside" Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo. Small White "French Countryside" Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo.

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