Lead Free Glazes

Lead free becoming the standard


Firing Lead Free Glazes

Government regulations and Health concerns pave the way for Lead Free Glaze.

Lead free glazes are becoming more popular due to regulations.  Leadless or lead-free glazes are made from compositions or materials where lead has not been added.  To eliminate lead, glazes are reformulated. This can change some of the glaze properties therefore making it less forgiving than the leaded varieties.  If you decide to choose a leaded glaze or underglaze, we strongly recommend you follow the HSE guidelines (

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