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Royal Norfolk Greenbrier International Dollar Tree Store Burgundy Plate Lead Safe Mama 3

Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Burgundy Ceramic Plate: 339 ppm Lead + 52 ppm Cadmium

Dollar Tree Store Burgundy / Maroon / Wine Colored Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. To see more items from dollar tree stores / 99 cent stores  that I have tested already, Click HERE. When tested with an XRF instrument this plate had the following readings (on the food surface). [Note: readings on […]

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Mexico Bowl 11000

Glazed Ceramic Bowl, Made In Mexico: 11,300 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in new children’s items).

I tested this glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) bowl with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 11,300 ppm For context, the amount of Lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint, glaze, or […]

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Diane Cuernavaca Mexico Mug Lead Safe Mama 2

Glazed Ceramic Mug from Cuernavaca, Mexico: 86,600 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in children’s items).

  I tested this glazed ceramic (made in Cuernavaca Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 86,600 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for acidic […]

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Diane Antique Coffee Mug Lead Safe Mama 4

Made In Mexico Vintage / Antique Glazed Ceramic Mug: 79,100 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in children’s items).

I tested this vintage / antique glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 79,100 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for […]

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Diane Vintage Antique Mexican Mug Lead Safe Mama 1

Made In Mexico Vintage / Antique Glazed Ceramic Mug: 122,200 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in new items for children).

I tested this vintage / antique glazed ceramic (made in Mexico) mug with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 122,200 ppm This amount of Lead is specially dangerous in an item like a ceramic coffee mug given mugs are often used on a daily basis (by the same person) for […]

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Nancy Pollock Made In Mexico Shallow Blue Bowl Lead Safe Mama

Made In Mexico Blue & White Ceramic Shallow Soup Bowl: 50,500 ppm Lead (Context: 90 ppm is illegal in new items for children).

I tested this blue and white glazed made in Mexico shallow ceramic soup bowl with an XRF instrument, and it had the following reading: Lead (Pb): 50,500 ppm For context, the amount of Lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher […]

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Mexico Bird Bowl Lead Safe Mama 3

Made In Mexico Blue Glazed Ceramic Bowl: 39,596 ppm Lead, 25,137 ppm Arsenic, & more than 100,000 ppm Mercury.

  I tested this blue glazed made in Mexico ceramic bowl with an XRF instrument, and it had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 39,596 ppm Arsenic (As): 25,137 ppm Mercury (Hg): 100,000 ppm For context, the amount of Lead that is considered unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything […]

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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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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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