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Yellow 2013 Le Creuset Number 21 Sauce Pan Lead Safe Mama b

Made In France (c. 2013) Yellow Le Creuset Sauce Pan [#21]: 19,600 ppm Cadmium (a known carcinogen) + 48 ppm Lead.

The owner of this #21 Le Creuset (Made In France) yellow 2-1/4 quart frying pan, told me he purchased it about 6 years ago — which would be c. 2013. He shared two pans with me, each that were purchased about the same time. Click here to see the second pan (also yellow). Please note […]

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Yellow 2013 Le Creuset Number 29 Oval Casserole Lead Safe Mama a

Made In France (c. 2013) Yellow Oval Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Casserole [#29]: 17,700 ppm Cadmium (a known carcinogen).

The owner of this #29 Le Creuset (Made In France) yellow oval 5-quart dutch oven [which cost $350.00 when purchased new at Kitchen Kaboodle in Portland, Oregon], told me he purchased it about 6 years ago — which would be c. 2013. Please note that both Antimony and Cadmium are known  – or “suspected” – carcinogens (depending […]

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Le Creuset Red & Creme Colored Ceramic Mixing Bowl: 40,700 ppm Lead. [For context, 90 ppm is unsafe for children’s items.]

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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Red Enamel Le Creuset Tea Kettle (tested in 2014): 11,900 ppm Cadmium + 103 ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Le Creuset teapot (tested in 2014) had the following readings: Red Enameled Outside: 11,900 ppm Cadmium Inside of the lid of the teapot: 103 ppm Lead Click here to read about #CadmiumConcerns For more safer choices in dishware options, click here. Here’s a link to my post with […]

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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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