Small newer Le Creuset ceramic pot (custard cup?): Both outside and inside tested positive for lead in the 118 to 131 ppm range ppm. The red outside also tested positive for arsenic at 67 ppm. (Lollipop included to show size.) Newer (exact age unknown). —- This item (since it was newer & manufactured by a […]
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, […]
Le Creuset teapot: 11,900 ppm cadmium on the outside & 103 ppm lead on the inside. Click here to read about #CadmiumConcerns Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For more safer choices in dishware options, click here.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Finding lead in dishware is one thing, however I have also recently posted several posts where dishes have tested positive for cadmium. While I will go in to more specifics below I think we really ought to be questioning an industry that uses cadmium at all (regardless of whether or not they test their items […]