American Journal of Applied Chemistry

Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Research for the Common Good: Unreliable Lead-Free Marketing for Tableware

    Sofia Steigner, Qiyang Zhang*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024
    Pages: 58-63
    Received: 21 May 2024
    Accepted: 7 June 2024
    Published: 25 June 2024
    Abstract: Tableware often contains glazes that may contain lead and other toxins. Inadequate firing processes can result in lead seepage into food, posing health risks upon ingestion. 1. Besides glaze, the ceramic material itself may contain heavy metals, such as lead. Even exposure to very low levels of lead can significantly impact childhood IQ, which has ... Show More