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Le Creuset Red & Creme Colored Ceramic Mixing Bowl: 40,700 ppm Lead

Le Creuset brand red and cream colored ceramic mixing bowl. Newer model (c. 2014 or earlier). Exact year of manufacture unknown. When tested with with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured here had the following readings. Outside Reading (Red Glaze): 40,700 ppm Lead Inside Reading (Cream Glaze): 117 ppm Lead For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, […]

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#CadmiumConcerns: Le Creuset Casserole

Le Creuset Casserole.  red coating: 11,900 ppm cadmium. The exterior coating was non-detect for lead. Inside: non-detect for cadmium. Click here to read about #CadmiumConcerns Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.

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The exterior enamel on this Le Creuset kettle was positive for 9,163 ppm Cadmium. Cadmium is a known carcinogen.

The exterior of this Le Creuset red enameled tea kettle was positive for 9,163 ppm Cadmium when tested with an XRF instrument. It is not possible to test the interior surface of most of these kettles with an XRF instrument without destroying the kettle, because the instrument does not fit in the opening of the kettle. The […]

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Small Blue Ceramic Le Creuset Custard Pot: 36,900 ppm Lead

Blue (outside glaze): 36,900 ppm Lead. Cream (inside glaze): 128 ppm Lead. Note: this is a REAL Le Creuset miniature pot, a ceramic version made to look like their cast iron ones. It is made to be used in the oven as a custard pot (to bake a single-serving custard in) or for similar purposes. It […]

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