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Lead and cadmium are the most common metals used in ceramics and glazed pottery.

Lead, cadmium used to give colour to coffee mugs could be leaking into you as well

By Snehal Fernandes | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 11:00 PM IST
Researchers from Assam University, Silchar, have found a high concentration of lead and cadmium in double distilled water that leached from both old and new glazed, colourful ceramic cups heated in the microwave (convection mode) at 140 degree Celsius for 2.5 minutes.
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