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#LeadedDishes: Vintage Arcoroc Clear Glass

Vintage Arcoroc Clear Glass Plate (year unknown) • 256 ppm lead • Made in France. Tested with an XRF Here are some links to clear glass choices* for dishes that are likely to be #LeadFree. All of the modern versions of clear glass plates from the following brands that I have tested have been lead-free […]

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#LeadSafeDishes: Red & White Plate

Red & White Ceramic Plate: 83 ppm lead (on white) • 331 ppm Cadmium (on red) —- Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. (so this would be considered lead-safe.) Dishes are not sold as “intended for children” so total lead […]

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Leaded Pyrex: Teacup

Made in USA: Pyrex; cup & saucer – 79,800 ppm lead & 1,962 ppm cadmium #XRFTesting • #LeadedPyrex Please share and browse the photo library (click on the #XRFTesting link above) of this site to see items I have personally tested that have tested both positive and negative for lead. To learn more about XRF […]

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Ivy

83,900 ppm lead – Franciscan Ivy Tray Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded Dishes: Franciscan Madeira

Franciscan Madeira Pattern Plate: 67,300 parts per million lead Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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#Leaded: Vintage Franciscan Autumn China

Franciscan Autumn plate & saucer: as high as 716,100 ppm lead Autumn Pattern: 1955 – 1966 Also: 73,000 ppm arsenic Note: the plate was higher lead than the bowl, and they look like they are from different batches based on the maker’s marks on the bottom.  The bowl / saucer was in the neighborhood of […]

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Leaded China: Franciscan Earthenware

Franciscan Potteries Earthenware Tray/ Plate: 100,400 ppm lead! Vintage Dishes #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes (especially vintage dishes!) are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF reading.) Click here to see some lead-free dishware options!

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Leaded China: Franciscan Apple

Franciscan Apple: 80,700 ppm lead Vintage (1950s?) plate Yup – you heard me right! Tested with an XRF instrument These usually also test positive with a swab test. #XRFTesting #LeadedDishware Items intended for children are required by current legislation to be under 90 ppm lead. Dishes are not regulated for total lead content (via XRF […]

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Leaded Mugs: Yellow & Blue

Yellow Mug: 200 ppm lead Blue Mug: non-detect for lead. No mark or maker At my friend Nancy’s house.  She loves “yard-sailing”! #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and the XRF Test results.  If you have an interest in learning more […]

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