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Dollar tree Blue and Yellow Floral Design Bowl Lead Safe Mama 2

99 Cent Only Store c. 1999 Blue & White Floral Pattern Ceramic Bowl (No Maker’s Mark): 70,200 +/- 2,400 ppm Lead

There is no mark or maker noted on this bowl.  The owner told me she purchased at a 99 Cent Only Store (in Los Angeles) store about 20 years ago (which would be late-1990s / c. 1999). When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 70,200 +/- 2,400 ppm Barium […]

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Handmade Brown Ceramic Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Unmarked Handmade Brown Glazed Ceramic Bowl: 91 ppm Lead (Lead-Safe)

This bowl is handmade and has the name “Shima” handwritten on the bottom. It was given to me to test from a friend in Canada. I do not currently have more information about it. When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings… Brown Glazed Interior: (Each test done for at least 60 […]

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Pink Ceramic Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Unmarked Ceramic Pink Glazed Bowl with Honey Comb Pattern: 76 ppm Cadmium

This bowl does not have any mark or maker, sorry I don’t have more information about it. When tested with an XRF instrument it had the following readings… Pink Glazed Exterior: (Each test done for at least 60 seconds. Tests done multiple times to confirm any results where toxicants were present.) Lead (Pb): Non-Detect / […]

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Chip and Joanna Hearth and Hand Target White Ceramic Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

White Glazed Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand by Chip & Joanna Gaines: 37 ppm Lead [“Lead-Safe” – Click to Learn More]

White Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Line by Chip & Joanna Gaines. Related: #AskTamara: What do you use to test for Lead? In scrolling through the Hearth & Hand with Magnolia products on Target’s website, I saw several items that would be good candidates to test with an XRF instrument […]

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Chip And Joanna Hearth And Hand Black Glazed Ceramic Bowl 1 Lead Safe Mama

Black Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines: 27 ppm Lead (Lead-safe).

Black Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Line by Chip & Joanna Gaines. I had recently tested some small Pioneer Woman ceramic bowls, and found them to be positive for Lead (Pb). As a result, I started looking out for other kitchen products with celebrity names attached to test for potential toxicants — […]

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Chip And Joanna Hearth And Hand Green Glazed Ceramic Bowl 6 Lead Safe Mama

XRF Test Results For Green Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia by Chip & Joanna Gaines

Green Glazed Stoneware Bowl From Target’s Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Line by Chip & Joanna Gaines. I had recently tested some small Pioneer Woman ceramic bowls, and found them to be positive for Lead (Pb). As a result, I started looking out for other kitchen products with celebrity names attached to test for potential toxicants — […]

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Le Creuset Red & Creme Colored Ceramic Mixing Bowl: 40,700 ppm Lead. [For context, 90 ppm is unsafe for children’s items.]

Le Creuset brand red and cream colored ceramic mixing bowl. Newer model (c. 2014 or earlier). Exact year of manufacture unknown. When tested with with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured here had the following readings. Outside Reading (Red Glaze): 40,700 ppm Lead Inside Reading (Cream Glaze): 117 ppm Lead For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, […]

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