Asked by: Landon Zollkauasked in category: General Last Updated: 25th January, 2020
Does Homer Laughlin China have lead in it?
Simply so, does my China have lead?
Lead and cadmium are easily found in vintage china, Mexican terra cotta, decorated asian plates, handcrafted or brightly colored dinnerware or dinnerware with decals on the surface. However, these are not the only kinds of dishes you can find lead or cadmium.
One may also ask, does Portmeirion contain lead? Portmeirion China: 88,900 ppm lead, when tested with an XRF instrument. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in an item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead and higher. Total lead content in dishware is not regulated.
In respect to this, does Old China have lead?
Leaching lead from antique china may be toxic. This is the case with many pieces of antique and vintage china. Many of the old glazes used on antique or vintage china contain some level of lead. And those pieces of china with decorations atop the glaze rather than beneath the glaze may contain lead.
Does Franciscan dinnerware contain lead?
Franciscan ware made after 1990 is lead-free. If you have any concerns about lead in dishware, use vintage pottery for display only.