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#SaferChoices: Lead-Free Tea Kettles

In response to these posts (tea kettles that have tested positive for things like lead and cadmium) I wanted to share the following! Tea Kettles:  A kettle is something you probably use every day for boiling water.  We do in our house.  As a result it totally makes sense to invest in one that is […]

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Red Enamel Le Creuset Tea Kettle (tested in 2014): 11,900 ppm Cadmium + 103 ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Le Creuset teapot (tested in 2014) had the following readings: Red Enameled Outside: 11,900 ppm Cadmium Inside of the lid of the teapot: 103 ppm Lead Click here to read about #CadmiumConcerns For more safer choices in dishware options, click here. Here’s a link to my post with […]

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The exterior enamel on this Le Creuset kettle was positive for 9,163 ppm Cadmium. Cadmium is a known carcinogen.

The exterior of this Le Creuset red enameled tea kettle was positive for 9,163 ppm Cadmium when tested with an XRF instrument. It is not possible to test the interior surface of most of these kettles with an XRF instrument without destroying the kettle, because the instrument does not fit in the opening of the kettle. The […]

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