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Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer: 638 ppm Lead on the back logo.

Small White “French Countryside” Mikasa Saucer. When tested with an XRF instrument this dish had the following readings: Writing on Backmark: Lead (Pb): 638 +/- 37 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): 635 +/- 60 ppm Chromium (Cr): Non-Detect / Negative Antimony (Sb): Non-Detect / Negative Selenium (Se): Non-Detect […]

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White Dinner Plate, Optima from Mikasa: 45,300 ppm Lead

Please click on the link to read all of the information I have about this particular dish.  White Ceramic Larger Plate: 45,300 ppm lead. Optima Super Strong Fine China Christopher Stuart Cafe White “Freezer to oven and microwave safe dishwasher proof” Made in Indonesia “everyday dishes” vintage: 1996 -1999 (ish) Purchased at Mikasa To learn more […]

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#LeadedChina: Optima White Bowl from Mikasa

White Ceramic Bowl: 46,200 ppm lead. Optima Super Strong Fine China Christopher Stuart Cafe White “Freezer to oven and microwave safe dishwasher proof” Made in Indonesia “everyday dishes” vintage: 1996 (ish) Tested with an XRF — #XRFTesting For some lead-free dishware options (and to learn more) check out my blog: https://tamararubin.com/blog/ (use the search bar!)

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#LeadedChina: Optima White Ceramic Plate

White Ceramic Plate: 56,000 ppm lead. Optima Super Strong Fine China Christopher Stuart Cafe White “Freezer to oven and microwave safe dishwasher proof” Made in Indonesia “everyday dishes” vintage: 1996 (ish) Purchased at Mikasa —- Tested with an XRF The amount of lead considered unsafe in items intended for children is 90 ppm lead or higher. […]

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