The Q & A from the Boy Scouts’ site is below the image with the details of the recall. Fyi, it is not uncommon for enamelware items to have unsafe levels of lead. Click here to see more examples of enamelware items that are positive for lead. Click here to share this post on Facebook. As […]
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Yellow Enamelware Mug, “Made In Poland” – tested positive for lead at 88 ppm and for cadmium at 21,600 ppm. Tested with an XRF instrument (in 2017). While this is considered “Lead-Safe” , the amount of cadmium present is at a level that is considered toxic in an item intended for children. Read more about […]
Newer (2017) Stumptown Coffee Roasters Enameled Metal Mug. Tested with an XRF instrument. Positive for lead at 5,192 ppm. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use by children and, as such, […]
Vintage countertop stand hand juicer. No mark or maker noted. The corroding deteriorating gray metal part that touches the orange while it is being juiced was positive for lead at 2,254 ppm. The white enamel part was positive for lead at 168 ppm. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in the paint or […]
Tested in 2014. This pot was positive for 463 ppm lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Age and maker are unknown. Most vintage enamelware is high lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead and higher (90 and up for coatings, 100 and […]
Lady bug charm: 17,100 parts per million (ppm) lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 parts per million lead or higher. Most vintage enamel pieces are very high lead, usually closer to 400,000 ppm lead! With an item as small as this one – the […]
Vintage enamelware camping spoon 412 parts per million (ppm) lead. As tested with an XRF. The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in the coating (paint, glaze, etc.) of an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead. Dishware and vintage items are not regulated in regards to total lead content. – Http://www.GoFundMe.com/LeadSafeMama – […]
Enamel Fondue Pot – 15,300 ppm cadmium. #CadmiumConcerns #XRFTesting For Safer Choices For Your Family Click Here!
Blue & White Enameled Bowl: 162 ppm Lead (Pb), 4,692 ppm Cadmium. Please consider contributing in support of my consumer goods testing & childhood lead poisoning prevention advocacy work here or here. Thank you!