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This vintage Lenox china pattern has glaze that is more than 13% Lead!

Lenox “Brookdale” Pattern, Made In USA china. This little dish was brought to me at an event in New Hampshire recently. My facebook friend sent her mama to my event and told her to bring a few dishes with her, in case I would be able to test them. She brought these and a couple […]

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XRF Test Results For Lenox Tin Can Alley “Seven” Dinner Plate

Lenox Tin Can Alley “Seven” Dinner Plate Food Surface/ Front of Plate Lead (Pb): Test One: 114 +/- 18 ppm [center of plate] Test Two: 76 +/- 17 ppm [ridged edge of plate] These levels of lead would be considered safe by all standards Other Elemental Metals (Food Surface Side of Plate): Zinc (Zn): 1,043 […]

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Lenox American Home Collection Winter Greetings Dish

Lenox dish. 61,513 ppm lead when tested with an XRF instrument. 9,214 ppm arsenic! The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in an item intended for use by children is anything 90 parts per million (ppm) or more.  Dishware is not regulated and dishware manufacturers claim that their product is not made for use by children, […]

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#Leaded: Newer Lenox Butler’s Pantry China.

Lenox – Butler’s Pantry China. 1,266 ppm lead when tested with an XRF Instrument. Manufactured circa 2006?  The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in an item intended for use by children is anything 90 parts per million (ppm) or more.  Dishware is not regulated and dishware manufacturers claim that their product is not made […]

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Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal Pattern, Newer

Newer Lenox china. Same pattern as one from earlier post, but this piece is made in last 10 years or so (c. 2006) and has the words “dishwasher safe” on the bottom with the logo. This was positive for just 70 ppm lead when tested with an XRF. This is considered safe by all standards (European […]

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Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal China, c. 1994: 349,000 ppm Lead

Link to this post on Facebook so you can share it! Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal China Plate. When tested with an XRF instrument the glaze on this dish tested positive for 349,000 ppm Lead. That’s 34.9% Lead. Made in USA. I was told this was approximately 20+ years old when tested in 2014, so this is […]

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Vintage Lenox Charleston Pattern China Teacup: 85,000 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe for kids.]

Vintage Lenox Charleston Pattern China Teacup: 85,000 ppm Lead. Most people assume that vintage china like this (made by a well known, “reputable” brand name) is safe to eat off of. This is simply not true. Most vintage Lenox china I have tested has been positive for high levels of lead. [Some of the newer Lenox […]

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