August 2018 – Yet another Ceramcor Xtrema “Lead-Free” Pan, positive for lead. 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 have consistently tested positive for lead, as well as several […]
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 […]
Click the image of the letter below to read it full size.
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 […]
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 […]