Archive | Glazed Ceramics

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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Made in USA Hull Potteries Vintage Coffee Cup Lead Safe Mama 1

Vintage Ceramic Hull Brand (Made In USA) Coffee Cup: 299,800 ppm [30%!] Lead (when tested with an XRF instrument.)

Ceramic “Hull” Made In USA “Oven Proof” Coffee Cup. When tested with an XRF instrument this cup had the following readings (each test done for a minimum of 60 seconds.) Exterior Brown of Cup Lead (Pb): 120,700 +/- 5,000 ppm Barium (Ba): 498 +/- 145 ppm Selenium (Se): 158 +/- 77 ppm Iron (Fe): 17,300 […]

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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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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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Dollar Tree Blue Ceramic Plate Royal Norfolk 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Blue 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. This piece was negative for: Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, & Arsenic. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar […]

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Dollar Tree Royal Norfolk Teal Glazed Ceramic Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Teal Glazed Ceramic Plate: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Teal Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. This piece was negative for Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, & Aresenic. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar Store, […]

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