Corelle Vitrelle Plain White Large Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Corelle Vitrelle Plain White Bowl, Purchased New in 2017: Lead Free

These are the bowls I bought for my family last year. I got both the large and small size and I love them – for everything. These are the things I love about them: super practical, high sides, less spilling, good for storing stuff in the fridge, break resistant and yes – LEAD FREE (most […]

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Cordon Bleu International Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

BIA Cordon Bleu International Plain White China Plate, Made in Indonesia: 6,081 ppm Lead (in the bottom logo.)

This plain white BIA Cordon Bleu International plate (purchased at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon – c. 2010) had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Bottom Logo (picture above): Lead (Pb): 6,081 +/- 145 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium […]

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Ikea 365 White Ceramic Mug Made In Romania Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

White Ceramic Ikea 365 Mug, Made in Romania: Lead Safe

White Ceramic Ikea 365 Mug, Made in Romania: Lead Safe When tested with an XRF instrument, the readings on the mug picture here are as follows Lead (Pb):  37 +/- 11 ppm  Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): 91 +/- 41 ppm Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect / Negative […]

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PB Classic Pottery Barn White Ceramic Mug Lead Safe Mama 2

Plain White Ceramic Pottery Barn PB Classic Mug: 2,528 ppm Lead on the Logo.

Plain White Ceramic Pottery Barn Mug. The logo on the bottom of this Pottery Barn PB Classic ceramic mug is positive for a fairly high level of lead. If you want a guideline on determining if your mug’s logo is leaded I have found the following rule to consistently be true (probably about 99% of […]

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Lead Free Crate n Barrel White Past Bowl Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Lead Free: Large White Ceramic Crate & Barrel Martin Hunt Bistro Bowl

 Large White Ceramic Crate & Barrel Martin Hunt Design Bistro Bowl / Pasta Bowl. This piece is a GREAT example of how newly produced / newly manufactured/ newly sold items DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE ANY LEAD! Even the unglazed white ceramic edge (the circle around the logo on the base pictured above) was non-detect […]

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Willow Pattern Pioneer Woman Small Ceramic Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Pioneer Woman Willow Pattern Dipping Bowl: as high as 1,858 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Willow” Pattern (Blue) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 1,858 +/- 76 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 230 +/- 17 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Barium (Ba): […]

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Kari Pattern Pioneer Woman Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama

Pioneer Woman Kari Pattern Dipping Bowl: as high as 2,299 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Kari” Pattern (Blue) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (focused on dark center of dandelion type flower – based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 2,299 +/- 81 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 23 +/- 9 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative […]

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Vintage Floral Teal Pattern Pioneer Woman Small Ceramic Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 3

Pioneer Woman Vintage Floral / Teal Dipping Bowl: as high as 6,140 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Vintage Floral” Teal Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. For those who are new to my website: To better understand what the levels mean, please read the whole post and click the embedded “Click HERE” links for additional information. […]

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Blossom Jubilee Gold Pattern Pioneer Woman Small Ceramic Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 3

Pioneer Woman Blossom Jubilee / Gold Dipping Bowl: as high as 951 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Blossom Jubilee” Gold (Yellow) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (based on one minute reading): Blue Flower: Lead (Pb): 899 +/- 44 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) […]

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Pioneer Woman Floral Bursts Red Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Pioneer Woman Floral Bursts / Red Dipping Bowl: as high as 744 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Floral Bursts” Red Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Reddish Orange Flowers (based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 560 +/- 39 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 287 +/- 18 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) […]

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