Archive | Made in Ohio

Wisconsin Rose Bowl

A short story of a small vintage ceramic bowl and a boy from Wisconsin who was poisoned.

I originally shared this in October of 2013, but given how much we have learned about dishware and lead since then, I thought it was an important one to re-share! I have quite a few friends in Wisconsin and have been invited several times to present to groups there (including presentations in Milwaukee, Madison and […]

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Marine Commissary WW2 Dish

WWII US Marine Commissary Vitrified China dish, by Sterling, East Liverpool, Ohio: 43,200 ppm LEAD. Read more about testing dishes here. To see the #LeadFree dishes I use in my home, click here. For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here. To make a contribution in support of my independent consumer goods testing and lead […]

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Sterling Vitrified China, WW2 U.S. Navy, Ohio

Vintage military U.S. Navy china. Sterling Vitrified China Made in East Liverpool Ohio, USA  – circa 1940: 44,800 ppm lead when tested with an XRF. Vintage military china may also test positive using a LeadCheck swab.  This belonged to my uncle who was a doctor in the Navy during WWII. Read more about testing dishes […]

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