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BIA Cordon Bleu International Plain White China Plate, Made in Indonesia: 6,081 ppm Lead (in the bottom logo.)

This plain white BIA Cordon Bleu International plate (purchased at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon – c. 2010) had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Bottom Logo (picture above): Lead (Pb): 6,081 +/- 145 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium […]

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#LeadFree: 2018 New Crate & Barrel “Aspen” Made In Indonesia White Ceramics

This set of brand new (purchased in February 2018) Crate & Barrel white ceramic dishes (made in Indonesia) were non-detect for lead (Pb), arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), and mercury (Hg) when tested with an XRF instrument. This set readings is true for all components and all sides (inside and out, back and front) including the […]

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#LeadFree: Noritake Stoneware Madera Ivory Plate

Noritake Stoneware, Made in Indonesia, Madera Ivory plate. ND (negative/ non-detect) for lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium. Tested with an XRF instrument. Please note: most vintage/ older Noritake I have tested has been positive for unsafe levels of lead. This is a newer dish.  I will add the year of manufacture as soon as I […]

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Classic Ceramics California Pantry Mug

Classic Ceramics, California Pantry, 1998. Ceramic Mug, Made in Indonesia: 6,913 ppm lead, 532 ppm Cadmium. #XRFTesting FYI: The current amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything over 90 ppm lead. Items intended for adults (including dishware) are generally unregulated for total lead content. Tamara Rating: F F = If you served […]

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#LeadFree: White Crate & Barrel Dishes

Newer Crate & Barrel plate : Negative (non-detect) for lead and arsenic. Tested with an XRF instrument #XRFTesting Please note: not all Crate & Barrel dishware is negative for lead (when tested with an XRF.)  The owner of this particular dish told me that it was purchased “recently” as of January 2016.  Also please note […]

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