Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components.

Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Bed & Bath Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components.

When tested with an XRF instrument (all accessible components tested) this Brandywine Stainless Steel Finish knob set from Home Depot (pictured here) had the following readings (with each reading done for at least 60 seconds):

Main part of Knob / Handle that you touch:
Stainless Steel # 304
Metals not detected by the XRF are not listed.

  • Chromium (Cr): 162,200 +/- 1,000 ppm
  • Bromine (Br): 26 +/- 12 ppm
  • Tin (Sn): 148 +/- 42 ppm
  • Copper (Cu): 6,074 +/- 436
  • Nickel (Ni): 94,400 +/- 1,300 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 714,500 +/- 1,900 ppm
  • Vanadium (V): 683 +/- 185 ppm
  • Molybdenum (Mo): 2,340 +/- 113 ppm
  • Cobalt (Co): 3,397 +/- 1,070 ppm
  • Magnesium (Mn): 15,700 +/- 1,000 ppm

Rounded part of shaft of latch:
[Metal -Zn]

  • Chromium (Cr): 2,960 +/- 417 ppm
  • Zinc (Zn): 351,300 +/- 3,500 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 639,600 +/- 2,500 ppm
  • Cobalt (Co): 3,736 +/- 1,189 ppm
  • Magnesium (Mn): 976 +/- 445 ppm

Rectangular part of shaft of latch:

  • Zinc (Zn): 429,400 +/- 5,000 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 561,400 +/- 2,500 ppm
  • Cobalt (Co): 3,472 +/- 1,111 ppm
  • Magnesium (Mn): 905 +/- 439 ppm

“Tongue” of latch (moving part):

  • Chromium (Cr): 700 +/- 196 ppm
  • Zinc (Zn): 996,700 +/- 12,000 ppm

Chromed “Collar” (that goes around tongue of latch):

  • Chromium (Cr): 3,870 +/- 132 ppm
  • Zinc (Zn): 295,600 +/- 2,100 ppm
  • Iron (Fe): 697,100 +/- 1,800 ppm
  • Vanadium (V): 140 +/- 66 ppm
  • Titanium (Ti): 229 +/- 93 ppm
  • Cobalt (Co): 2,042 +/- 869 ppm
  • Magnesium (Mn): 653 +/- 315 ppm

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Tamara Rubin
#LeadSafeMama

Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Bed & Bath Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components. Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Bed & Bath Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components. Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Bed & Bath Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components. Home Depot Defiant Brandywine Collection Stainless Steel Finish Bed & Bath Door Knob Set: Lead-free in all accessible components.

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