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Cambridge Stainless China Fork Lead Safe Mama 1

Cambridge Design Stainless Steel Fork, Made In China: Lead Free

When tested with an XRF instrument this stainless steel “Cambridge” fork had the following readings. [All tests are done for at least 60 seconds.] Note: If a metal was not detected it is not listed. Chromium (Cr): 135,200 +/- 1,000 ppm Nickel (Ni): 1,209 +/- 385 ppm Iron (Fe): 857,500 +/- 2,100 ppm Vanadium (V): […]

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1810 Calderoni Made In Italy Stainless Steel Fork Lead Safe Mama 3

18-10 Stainless Steel Fork, c. 2003 – Borromeo Pattern by Calderoni, Italy: Lead Free

Please scroll down for the XRF test results for an 18/10 stainless steel fork in the Borromeo pattern by Calderoni (Made in Italy) c. 2001 through 2003. This was the silverware my husband and I got for our wedding flatware when we merged our households. Purchased c. 2003. Related: #AskTamara: What do you use to […]

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Ikea Stainless Steel Made In China Fork Lead Safe Mama 1

Stainless Steel 430-40 Ikea Fork, c.2014: Lead Free

Below are the XRF test results for a stainless steel fork from Ikea. Related: #AskTamara: What do you use to test for lead? Related: #AskTamara: What is stainless steel? Please start by understanding the following takeaways: Stainless steel by itself (undecorated, solid stainless steel) IF it is truly stainless steel should not have any lead. […]

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#XRFTesting: Stainless Flatware for Children

Children’s Stainless Steel Silverware / Flatware sets: Non-Detect for Lead, Mercury, Cadmium and Arsenic. Exact items tested are in photo below. Stainless Steel is primarily composed of chromium, nickel, and iron.  Iron in stainless is usually in the 750,000 to 850,000 ppm range. Chromium in stainless is usually in the 120,000 to 182,000 ppm range. […]

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