In August of 2018 I tested yet another Ceramcor Xtrema “Lead-Free” pan that ended up being positive for lead. This pan was purchased direct from the company, c. November of 2016. These pans are advertised and promoted as being metals-free, and specifically as being lead-free — yet when they are tested with an XRF instrument the coatings […]
Below is the response that Dr. Mercola has been sending to my followers who email him through his website, asking about the concern for lead in his “lead free” pans (starting with a bit of an introduction/ explanation / recap of the situation by me.) By Tamara Rubin (& Len Rubin) Last June (2017) I […]
I’m sharing these screenshots from Dr. Mercola’s site here (taken Sunday, 1/14/2018) to link to a post I will be writing later this evening. I am writing a response to the email Dr. Mercola has sent in response to customers who have contacted him regarding my XRF testing of his branded ceramic cookware products (picture […]
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In response to an inquiry concerning the potential impact of high-temperatures (e.g. those that might be encountered over the lifetime of a typical frying pan) on leaded decorative coatings, brand markings, etc. found on the outside (or bottom) of some cookware, I asked the Internet two questions, the answers to which I found interesting when […]
Below is a letter I wrote to Dr. Mercola when I first found Lead in these pans that are sold and marketed as “Lead-free” and “Metals Free”. This post was originally published on June 9, 2017. Dr. Mercola never responded to me directly, but here are several related posts including his response to customers (link.) […]