I’m super excited to now own a set of these incredibly lead-toxic mixing bowls for my “museum of lead” collection! [eBay find!, purchased for my upcoming book, “I Make Women Cry And Throw Out Their Shit!“.] This pattern was the pattern that started it all for me, in terms of finding incredibly high lead in […]
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Vintage – unmarked mixing bowls – 9180 ppm lead – cracked & crazing. Not regulated. 90 ppm is considered toxic in a child’s toy. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. For more safer choices in kitchenware options, click here. Note: I am not saying […]
Check back here periodically for updates. Each time I add a new post I will upload a picture to the photo grid below, and link it to the post with the test results. Click any of the images below to see the corresponding XRF test results (listing all metals found) for that exact item pictured. […]
Vintage Pyrex Cinderella Style Shenandoah Pattern Mixing Bowl: The paint on this bowl tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 85,600 +/- 4,100 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,194 +/- 99 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Gold (Au): 589 +/- 226 […]
Vintage milk-glass bowl 893 ppm lead XRFTesting brand not noted but it looks like a Pyrex piece given the lip This belonged to my friend Leslie K. in Iowa 🙂 For ideas and guidelines to make safer choices for mixing bowls, click here! Thank you. To learn more about XRF Testing, click here.
“Emile Henry” brand mixing bowl with yellow exterior glaze and white interior glaze, c. 2014: Highest reading: 1,647 ppm Lead. Purchased New (c. 2014) at Williams Sonoma. Note: Many Emile Henry products are sold and marketed as “Lead-free” XRF TEST RESULTS: 1) white interior glaze: 1,647 ppm lead 2) unglazed (bottom of bowl): 80 ppm […]
Blue vintage mixing bowl by “Bauer, Los Angeles”. When tested with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 454,100 parts per million (ppm) on the outside Lead (Pb): 474,100 ppm on the inside (the FOOD SURFACE of the bowl!) Important to note, the bowl also tested negative with Lead Check […]
Ceramic “Hull” mixing bowl: 31,400 ppm lead. For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. For more safer choices in kitchenware options, click here. Note: I am not saying this particular bowl will poison the people using it. I am saying that there is no reason for one of the most potent neurotoxins known to […]
Vintage salt pottery (c. 1970s) mixing bowl: 6,059 ppm lead. A mama asked me to test this because she had made a batch of Kombucha in it and the Kombucha was making her feel sick/ light headed/ dizzy. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. […]
Le Creuset brand red and cream colored ceramic mixing bowl. Newer model (c. 2014 or earlier). Exact year of manufacture unknown. When tested with with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured here had the following readings. Outside Reading (Red Glaze): 40,700 ppm Lead Inside Reading (Cream Glaze): 117 ppm Lead For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, […]