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Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz China: 49,300 ppm Lead [almost 5%!], 87 ppm Antimony. Johnson Brothers is almost always high lead.

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Rose Chintz” dish (“A Genuine Hand Engraving”)  had the following readings: Each test was done for at least 60 seconds. If a metal is not listed it was not detected by the XRF. Decorative/Colored Food Surface of Plate: Lead (Pb): 48,200 +/- 1,300 ppm Cadmium (Cd): […]

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Franciscan Potteries Franciscan Apple Sugar Bowl Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (c. 1950s) Franciscan Apple Earthenware Sugar Bowl: 161,200 ppm Lead. These pieces are *NOT* safe for food use.

When tested with an XRF instrument, this Franciscan Apple vintage Franciscan Earthenware sugar bowl (c. 1950s) was positive for 161,200 ppm Lead. That’s more than 16% Lead in the surface glaze on this piece. Here’s a link to a set of this china on Amazon* (as an example): https://amzn.to/2RwwLrx Here’s the full XRF reading for this […]

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Vintage Old Town Blue Corelle Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

“Old Town Blue” Pattern Vintage Corelle Small Plate, c.1972 – 1982: 18,200 ppm Lead

  Vintage Corelle glass saucer in the “Old Town Blue” pattern. The dark blue paint on this dish tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument): Lead (Pb): 18,200 +/- 400 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 133 +/- 13 ppm Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): […]

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Mikasa White Saucer Lead Safe Mama 1

Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo.

Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer. When tested with an XRF instrument this dish had the following readings: Writing on Backmark: Lead (Pb): 638 +/- 37 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): 635 +/- 60 ppm Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect / Negative Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect / Negative Selenium (Se): Non-Detect […]

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Bunnykins Fine Bone English China Lead Safe Mama 1

Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 61,800 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

What’s frankly, terrifying, about this bowl is how much paint has worn off of the decoration on the inside food surface. Take a good look at the image below (you can click on it for a full resolution image.) To see more Bunnykins sets I have tested, Click HERE. I have not yet tested a Bunnykins […]

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1988 Royal Doulton Bunnykins English Fine Bone China Lead Safe Mama 2

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface. [The 1988 back-mark is for pieces made between 1988 and 1993.] The amount of Lead that is considered illegal / unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher […]

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Grey Dawn Johnson Brothers English China Lead Safe Mama 2

Johnson Brothers English Greydawn Teacup & Saucer: 37,400+ ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Greydawn” teacup & saucer had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Lead (Pb): 37,400 +/- 800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Negative / Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Negative / Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Negative / Non-Detect To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. To see more […]

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Johnson Brothers Fine China Plain White Scalloped Edges Lead Safe Mama 12

Johnson Brothers Fine English China White Plate With Scalloped Edges: 70,000+ ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Fine English China” White Plate With Scalloped Edges was positive for Lead at greater than 70,000 ppm. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. To see more Johnson Brothers pieces I have tested, Click HERE. To see more vintage china I have tested, Click HERE. […]

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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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Homer Laughlin Georgian Eggshell Tray Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Tamara’s Toxic Holiday Dishes Guide: Do my dishes have Lead? Click and read this post to see if YOUR china has Lead!

Click and read this post to see if YOUR china has Lead! Welcome to my website! I am sure this post will bring in quite a few new friends so I thought I would start it with an introduction. I am a mother of Lead-poisoned children, and a childhood Lead-poisoning prevention activist and advocate. I […]

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