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#LeadSafe: Made In Poland Boleslawiec Mug

Handmade in Poland, ceramic Boleslawiec mug. Tested with an XRF instrument. Very low lead (within safe range), between 86 and 91 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use by […]

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#Leaded: Polish Enameled Mug; Yellow (Cadmium too!)

Yellow Enamelware Mug, “Made In Poland” – tested positive for lead at 88 ppm and for cadmium at 21,600 ppm. Tested with an XRF instrument (in 2017). While this is considered “Lead-Safe” , the amount of cadmium present is at a level that is considered toxic in an item intended for children. Read more about […]

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#LeadSafe Dishes: Polish Pottery

Polish Pottery: 50 ppm lead. Hello!  These are some of the results of recent XRF testing.  The amount of lead that is considered unsafe in an item intended for use by children is 90 parts per million and higher.  Dishware is not considered “for use by children” and is therefore not regulated in the same […]

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