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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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Mud Pie 2005 First Tooth First Curl Baby Treasure Box Set: 6,598 ppm Lead

This is a collectable set of two small porcelain boxes intended to contain baby’s first tooth and baby’s first haircut. It is noted as being “Made in China” and looks like it may have been manufactured in 2005. While adorable… it is also very high lead. Please scroll down to see the full XRF test results […]

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Pottery Barn White Ceramic Plate, Made In Portugal: 363 ppm Lead

White Pottery Barn Plate; hand crafted in Portugal. When tested with an XRF instrument this plate came in as high as 363 ppm Lead. There is a myth out there in the lead poisoning prevention community that WHITE ceramics are less likely to have lead.  This is just not true.   I have tested hundreds […]

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