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Vintage Yellow Ceramic Harlequin by Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta Plate, c. 1938-1960 Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#Leaded: Vintage Yellow Ceramic Harlequin by Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta Plate, c. 1938-1960

This little yellow plate was purchased at an antique store in Oregon in 2018. While there is not a maker’s mark on the back of the dish, the store owner had researched the plate and came up with this description: Vintage Yellow Ceramic Harlequin by Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta Plate, c. 1938-1960 When tested with an […]

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#Leaded: “Made in India” Stainless Lunch Box With Leaded Brass Accents

This goes in the category of “Things in my home that I never thought to test until now!” This is a lunch box/ food storage container made of stainless steel. My husband pointed out that the little moving parts that make up the top of the clasp system are actually yellow brass. I hadn’t noticed […]

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#Leaded: Vintage Turquoise Butterprint Pyrex Dish

Vintage Pyrex Turquoise Butterprint Dish: 30,600 ppm lead. c. 1957-1968. The amount of lead that is considered unsafe for a modern / newly manufactured item intended for children is 90 parts per million (ppm) and higher. Vintage dishware is not regulated at all for total lead content. Thanks to Michael Tiffany for donating and supporting […]

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My Personal KitchenAid Mixer

KitchenAide Mixer Blade & Dough Hook: Between 600 – 800 ppm lead!!! This is MY KitchenAid – from my wedding to my ex-husband in 1994. I had tested the blue part before and it was negative and before testing the blades from my friends’ mixers it NEVER occurred to ME to test my own blades (doh!) – […]

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KitchenAid Dough Hook, c. 2015

Newer (2015) KitchenAid Dough Hook:  315 ppm lead — The level of lead that is considered unsafe for an item intended for children is 90 ppm lead. Items like this are not regulated for total lead content (as detectable with an XRF instrument.) I am NOT saying that this item will poison you, but I AM asking… […]

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