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Green Mexico Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

Made In Mexico Green & White Glazed Ceramic Plate: 554,400 ppm Lead. [Context; 90 ppm Lead is unsafe in kids’ toys.]

I tested this green and white glazed made in “Mexico” ceramic plate with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 554,400 ppm 554,400 ppm Lead is the same as 55.4% Lead in the glaze. For context, the amount of Lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for […]

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Nola Mexico Blue Plate 1

Made In Mexico Blue And White Glazed Ceramic Plate: 95,000 ppm Lead. [For context; 90 ppm Lead is unsafe in kids’ toys.]

When I was visiting New Orleans in May of 2014, I tested this blue and white glazed “Made in Mexico” ceramic plate with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 95,000 ppm 95,000 ppm Lead is the same as 9.5% Lead in the glaze. For context, the amount of Lead that […]

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Orange Royal Norfolk Dollar Tree Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

2019 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Orange Glazed Ceramic Bowl: 103 ppm Lead + 210 ppm Cadmium

  2019 Dollar Tree Orange Glazed Ceramic Bowl, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Please note: In general, dishes like this cannot be tested with a home test kit like a LeadCheck swab. To better understand why […]

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Black Royal Norfolk Dollar Tree Bowl Lead Safe Mama 2

2019 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Black Glazed Ceramic Bowl: 17 ppm Lead (Safe by all standards.)

2019 Dollar Tree Black Glazed Ceramic Bowl, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Please note: In general, dishes like this cannot be tested with a home test kit like a LeadCheck swab. To better understand why that […]

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Brown Romsey Dema Designs Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Dema Designs Romsey Brown and Blue Ceramic Mug: 29 ppm Lead (Lead-Safe)

When tested with an XRF instrument this Dema Designs Romsey brown and blue ceramic mug had the following XRF readings: Brown area of glaze: (Each second done for at least 60 seconds. Tests that were positive for toxicants were repeated multiple times to confirm the results.) Lead (Pb): 29 +/- 12 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative […]

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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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2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Green Glazed Ceramic Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Green Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: Lead Free & Cadmium Free

  2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Green Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $31.75 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at […]

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Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Ceramic Made In China Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Rachael Ray Orange Glazed “Double Ridge” Ceramic Plate: 985 ppm Cadmium

2018 Dollar Tree Rachael Ray Double Ridge Orange Glazed Ceramic Plate. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. UPDATE: Too funny! You can buy a set of four of these on Amazon for $38.00 OR spend $4 for the same set of four at the […]

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Dollar Tree Royal Norfolk Green Plate with Ridges 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Green Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: 31 ppm Lead (“Lead Safe”)

2018 Dollar Tree Green Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar Store, Dollar General, 99cent Store] and usually I explain to […]

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