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#Leaded: Vintage Shenandoah Cinderella Pyrex Mixing Bowl

Vintage Pyrex Cinderella Style Shenandoah Pattern Mixing Bowl: The paint on this bowl tested positive for the following elements at the following levels (with a one-minute test, using an XRF instrument):   Lead (Pb): 85,600 +/- 4,100 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 1,194 +/- 99 ppm Arsenic (As): ND Mercury (Hg): ND Gold (Au): 589 +/- 226 […]

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Vintage Bauer Los Angeles Blue Mixing Bowl: 474,100 ppm Lead

Blue  vintage mixing bowl by  “Bauer, Los Angeles”. When tested with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 454,100 parts per million (ppm) on the outside Lead (Pb): 474,100 ppm on the inside (the FOOD SURFACE of the bowl!) Important to note, the bowl also tested negative with Lead Check […]

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Vintage Ceramic Hull Brand Mixing Bowl: 31,500 ppm Lead (when tested with an XRF instrument.)

Ceramic “Hull” mixing bowl: 31,400 ppm lead. For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. For more safer choices in kitchenware options, click here. Note:  I am not saying this particular bowl will poison the people using it.  I am saying that there is no reason for one of the most potent neurotoxins known to […]

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#LeadedKitchen: Vintage Ceramic Mixing Bowls

Vintage – unmarked mixing bowls – 9180 ppm lead – cracked & crazing. Not regulated. 90 ppm is considered toxic in a child’s toy. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. For more safer choices in kitchenware options, click here. Note:  I am not saying […]

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#LeadedKitchen: Vintage 1970s Salt Pottery Mixing Bowl

Vintage salt pottery (c. 1970s) mixing bowl: 6,059 ppm lead. A mama asked me to test this because she had made a batch of Kombucha in it and the Kombucha was making her feel sick/ light headed/ dizzy. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. […]

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Le Creuset Red & Creme Colored Ceramic Mixing Bowl: 40,700 ppm Lead. [For context, 90 ppm is unsafe for children’s items.]

Le Creuset brand red and cream colored ceramic mixing bowl. Newer model (c. 2014 or earlier). Exact year of manufacture unknown. When tested with with an XRF instrument the bowl pictured here had the following readings. Outside Reading (Red Glaze): 40,700 ppm Lead Inside Reading (Cream Glaze): 117 ppm Lead For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, […]

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Vintage Green Pyrex Mixing Bowl: 36,599 ppm lead [Context: 90 ppm Lead is considered unsafe for kids in newly made items.]

Vintage Olive Green Pyrex Mixing Bowl. When tested with an XRF instrument the exterior paint on the mixing bowl pictured here was positive for the following elemental heavy metals at the following levels: Lead (Pb): 36,599 ppm Arsenic (As): 12,910 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 615 ppm For Context: The current toxicity level for lead in newly […]

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#SaferChoices: Some Good Lead Free Mixing Bowls Choices

As many of my friends, followers and readers know already most of the vintage dishware and kitchenware I have tested has tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument. Unfortunately many new pieces will also have lead at high levels, especially if they are ceramic or enamel coated in any way. [Highly decorated and colorful […]

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Large Orange Vintage Pyrex Mixing Bowl: 61,000 ppm Lead

Vintage Pyrex “Made In USA” orange mixing bowl: 61,100 ppm lead when tested with an XRF instrument. Notice all the flecks of paint (leaded paint) missing from this vintage Pyrex mixing bowl!  I love this image. I illuminated the bowl from the inside to show the worn- chipped exterior finish. Please share and browse the […]

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