LEAD AND/OR CADMIUM
CONTENT AND RELEASE INFORMATION FOR ALL AMACO GLAZES:
no lead or cadmium bearing ingredients. Dinnerware Safe when
fired to the recommended firing temperature.
Contains some lead and/or cadmium compounds but passes test for lead and
cadmium release. Dinnerware Safe when fired to the recommended
Contains some lead and/or cadmium compounds and does not
pass test for lead and cadmium release. Not recommended for surfaces,
which come in contact with food or drink.
Contains no lead or cadmium bearing ingredients but is not
recommended for use on surfaces which come in contact with food or drink.
Glaze surface is smooth and passes lead and cadmium release tests, but
is either soft or crackled and prone to discoloring, harboring
contaminants or leaching other materials.
Contains no lead of cadmium bearing ingredients but does not
pass test for lead or cadmium release due to the dry, unsealed surface
they produce. These surfaces may harbor contaminants or deteriorate with
use and are not suitable for food contact surfaces.
A: A.P. nontoxic:
refer to Raw
Materials Advisory for definition.
Bailey recommends Amaco glazes marked “(1)A” as most suitable
for use with young children.
These glazes carry an ACMI CL "Cautions Required"
label. Although they may be Lead-Free, they are
not AP Non-Toxic due to other material content and are
restricted from school use with children from Pre-K thru Grade 6.
Warning none of these
products should be taken internally; all contain ingredients not suitable
for ingestion or inhalation.