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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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#Leaded: Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal China

Link to this post on Facebook so you can share it! Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal China Plate. The glaze tested positive with an XRF 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 from c. 1994. This pattern is […]

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Vintage Lenox China Teacup

Vintage Lenox Charleston China Teacup: 85,000 ppm lead.  Most vintage Lenox china I have tested has been positive for high levels of lead. Tamara’s Grade: “F” “F” = I would not want to use it in my home, I would (politely) refuse to drink anything that you served in it in your home. I would advise you to chuck it. Vintage glazed […]

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