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#LeadFree: Gray Staub Coated Cast Iron La Cocotte Casserole

This is a coated cast iron casserole by Staub that was tested in 2016.   It tested negative for lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury when tested with an XRF instrument. The interior and exterior surfaces were tested. The exterior was positive for chromium (Cr) at 26,200 ppm.  For context chromium is part of many stainless […]

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Dr. Mercola Frying Pan

White label on the bottom of Dr. Mercola brand coated (ceramic [cast iron look]) pan: 14.900 ppm lead. Interior of pan (probably from coating): 83 +/- 18 ppm lead. As with all my posts the above results are from XRF testing. Please click here and here to learn more about XRF instruments and testing. Please click […]

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#CadmiumConcerns: Le Creuset Casserole

Le Creuset Casserole.  red coating: 11,900 ppm cadmium. The exterior coating was non-detect for lead. Inside: non-detect for cadmium. Click here to read about #CadmiumConcerns Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.

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