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Yellow 2013 Le Creuset Number 21 Sauce Pan Lead Safe Mama b

Made In France (c. 2013) Yellow Le Creuset Sauce Pan [#21]: 19,600 ppm Cadmium (a known carcinogen) + 48 ppm Lead.

The owner of this #21 Le Creuset (Made In France) yellow 2-1/4 quart frying pan, told me he purchased it about 6 years ago — which would be c. 2013. He shared two pans with me, each that were purchased about the same time. Click here to see the second pan (also yellow). Please note […]

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Yellow 2013 Le Creuset Number 29 Oval Casserole Lead Safe Mama a

Made In France (c. 2013) Yellow Oval Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Casserole [#29]: 17,700 ppm Cadmium (a known carcinogen).

The owner of this #29 Le Creuset (Made In France) yellow oval 5-quart dutch oven [which cost $350.00 when purchased new at Kitchen Kaboodle in Portland, Oregon], told me he purchased it about 6 years ago — which would be c. 2013. Please note that both Antimony and Cadmium are known  – or “suspected” – carcinogens (depending […]

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Pampered Chef Baking Tray: 24 ppm Lead (safe by all standards!)

Pampered Chef Baking Tray, c. 2013:  24 ppm Lead when tested with an XRF instrument. This is considered safe by all standards. The amount of lead that is regulated and considered unsafe in items manufactured and intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint or coating (or 100 ppm […]

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Pyrex Glass 100th Anniversary Measuring Cup (2013): Positive for 54 ppm Cadmium in the Dark Blue Exterior Markings.

2013 “100th Anniversary” Pyrex glass measuring cup with dark blue painted markings. When tested with an XRF instrument this cup had the following readings: Lead (Pb): ND/Non-Detect (Negative) Cadmium (Cd):  54 +/- 8 ppm Cadmium is a known possible carcinogen and, regardless of regulatory standards and “allowable limits”, does not belong in our cookware. To […]

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2013 Starbucks Coffee Company Espresso Collectable Cup, Peru: 16,900 ppm Lead + Arsenic Too!

2013 Starbucks Peru mini mug / espresso cup As high as 16,900 ppm Lead & 4,606 ppm Arsenic. Just because a mug is small does not mean it was made for use by children!!! The amount of Lead that is considered illegal in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 […]

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