Migration of lead and cadmium from ceramic articles intended for food contact

Migration testing of lead and cadmium from ceramic articles according to Commission Directive 2005/31/EC (amending Council Directive 84/500/EEC).

This test does not cover the migration of metals from the lip and rim area of ceramic cups, mugs, etc. Please ask for details, if such testing is required.

Suitable sample matrices
All ceramic food contact materials (FCM)
Required sample quantity
6 pieces of sample material (finished products or raw materials)
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
0.8 mg/kg for lead and 0.07 mg/kg for cadmium. More sensitive method available upon request.
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory
Device types


First sample (Excl. VAT):
198 €

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