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Yellow 2013 Le Creuset Number 21 Sauce Pan Lead Safe Mama b

Made In France (c. 2013) Yellow Le Creuset Sauce Pan [#21]: 19,600 ppm Cadmium (a known carcinogen) + 48 ppm Lead.

The owner of this #21 Le Creuset (Made In France) yellow 2-1/4 quart frying pan, told me he purchased it about 6 years ago — which would be c. 2013. He shared two pans with me, each that were purchased about the same time. Click here to see the second pan (also yellow). Please note […]

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Green+Life Saucepan: Lead Free, but….

While this pan is Lead-free (and is also negative for other toxicants like Cadmium, Arsenic and Mercury) I would not personally choose to use something like this in my home. The main reason for my concern with a pan like this is that the surface coating wears off. I tried to capture (in the photos […]

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Spice-O-Life Corningware Casserole Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (1972-1988) Corning Spice-o-Life Casserole: 26,500 ppm Lead [90 ppm is unsafe*] & 236 ppm Cd [75 is unsafe.]

Since this post has gone viral (December 2018), I updated it with an introduction for those who are new to my website. I am a mother of Lead poisoned children. My children were poisoned in 2005 by the work of a painting contractor, you can see more about my story in the trailer to my […]

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Small Noni Stainless Nickel Free Made In USA Pan Lead Safe Mama 9b

THIS is my NEW FAVORITE PAN (and that’s before I have even used it yet, LOL!)

SolidTeknics Made In USA frying pan (2018). A friend in Australia had this shipped this to me to test. I am going to start this post by sharing the XRF results, and then will share a list of all the reasons I think this pan is a wonderful “Safer Choice” (from both a non-toxic perspective, […]

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Ceramcor Xtrema Ceramic Lead Free Leaded Saucepan Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 6

Ceramcor Xtrema “Metals-Free” Saucepan Positive For Lead, Cadmium, Cobalt, Iron, Nickel, Chromium and other metals when tested with an XRF instrument.

In August of 2018 I tested yet another Ceramcor Xtrema “Lead-Free” pan that ended up being positive for lead. This pan was purchased direct from the company, c. November of 2016. These pans are advertised and promoted as being metals-free, and specifically as being lead-free — yet when they are tested with an XRF instrument the coatings […]

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A New Trend In Stupidity: : Expensive Fancy Cookware with Leaded Brass Handles Is All The Rage In Kitchen “Fashion”

Words companies are currently using to describe their contemporary cookware that incorporates last-century high-lead-content brass decorative elements (these are screenshots from their websites:)   This one is a hard subject for me; I almost don’t know where to start because there is so much to say… First and foremost, realize that in many cases, the […]

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Dr. Mercola “Metals Free” Frying Pan: 14,900 ppm Lead. Check out the 140+ comments on this one too!

Below is a letter I wrote to Dr. Mercola when I first found Lead in these pans that are sold and marketed as “Lead-free” and “Metals Free”. This post was originally published on June 9, 2017. Dr. Mercola never responded to me directly, but here are several related posts including his response to customers (link.) […]

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Blue “Cornflower” Design Corningware Baking Pan: Lead-Free

Corning Blue Corn Flower Casserole, lead free! (non-detect for lead). Tested with an XRF Year of manufacture unknown Many of the ones like this (with this blue pattern) that I have tested have been negative for lead, but not all of them and it seems to depend on the year of manufacture. HOWEVER any of […]

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