Vintage Royal Doulton Bunnykins baby bowl with artist: 80,000 ppm Lead on the FOOD SURFACE!
Does Bunnykins have Lead?
As part of the testing, she found a 1967-1976 Royal Doulton Bunnykins Baby Bowl to have 61,800 ppm lead on the food surface. This measurement is nearly 700 times the safe level. In a third Bunnykins test she found 73,800 ppm lead in a 1970s vintage ceramic dish set.
Does Royal Doulton china have Lead in it?
Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl, year unknown: 61,800 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface. For context, the amount of Lead that is considered unsafe on a newly manufactured item (made today) intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher in the paint, glaze or coating.
Is Royal Doulton Morning Star dishwasher safe?
All your china can be washed in a dishwasher at a maximum temperature of 65ºC using a recommended dishwasher detergent. Recommended dishwasher detergents are Finish Powerball All in 1 and Cussons Morning Fresh Complete Tabs.
Is Royal Doulton lead-free?
So, this is lead-free according to Royal Doulton.
How can you tell if ceramic is lead-free?
Look for a warning label. If the pottery was manufactured for use only as a decorative item, it may have a warning stamped onto the clay bottom such as “Not for Food Use—May Poison Food.” Do not use items with this type of warning for cooking, serving, or storing food or drinks.
How can I tell if my old dishes have lead?
The only way to determine if certain crockery has lead is to test it. Home test kits can tell you if the dishes have leachable lead. These tests are most useful in detecting high levels of lead.