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Multiuse—Lead in ceramic, china, and crystal utensils, use limitation (2009 FDA Food Code 4-101.13).

(1) Ceramic, china, crystal UTENSILS, and decorative UTENSILS such as hand painted ceramic or china that are used in contact with FOOD must be lead-free or contain levels of lead not exceeding the limits of the following UTENSIL categories:
Utensil Category
Description
Maximum Lead mg/L
Hot BEVERAGE Mugs, Cups, Pitchers
Coffee Mugs
0.5
Large Hollowware (excluding pitchers)
Bowls ≥ 1.1 L
(1.16 Quart)
1
Small Hollowware
(excluding cups and mugs)
Bowls < 1.1 L
(1.16 Quart)
2.0
Flat TABLEWARE
Plates, Saucers
3.0
(2) Pewter alloys containing lead in excess of 0.05% may not be used as a FOOD-CONTACT SURFACE.
(3) Solder and flux containing lead in excess of 0.2% may not be used as a FOOD-CONTACT SURFACE.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-04110, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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