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TierraCast Casting Alloy: Metal Content

TierraCast uses "Britannia" casting alloy for all cast pewter findings. This alloy containing tin, antimony, and copper, is considered "Lead Free" by the metals industry and the jewelry trade as it complies with the USDA standard of less than .05% (or 500 parts per million) lead content in pewter in contact with food. This alloy also complies with California Health & Safety Code section 25214.1 – 25214.3 that requires lead below 100 ppm and cadmium below 300 ppm.

The following table lists TierraCast's most current purchases of this alloy for use in our cast products. It includes the date of purchase, the vendor from whom the alloy was purchased and their lot number. This table also lists the lead and cadmium content expressed as parts per million (ppm). Copies of the test certificates are available upon request.

Date of Receipt Supplier Lot Number Lead Content parts per million Cadmium Content parts per million
March 2015 #2850 81858 29 <10
#2850 82093 28 <10
February 2015 #945 20915 65
January 2015 #945 11615 59
#945 11715 61
November 2014 #945 110414 48
November 2014 #945 110514 51
September 2014 #2850 2971 86 <10
September 2014 #945 82714 49 <10
July 2014 #2850 2956 5
June 2014 #945 52714A 69
#945 52814A 86
April 2014 #945 40214 78
#945 40314 87
March 2014 #945 31114 81
March 2014 #945 21214 81
December 2013 #945 120413 89
#945 121113 63
November 2013 #945 102513 73
#945 102513-A 71
#945 102813 72
September 2013 #945 91713 59 <20
#945 91713-A 73
September 2013 #945 83013 68 <15
#945 83013-A 65 <15
August 2013 #945 81413 79 <20
#945 81613 80 <10
#945 81913 66 <20
August 2013 #945 62713 64 <10
#945 71913 73 <10
#945 72213 78 <10
June 2013 #945 50613 79 <20
#945 50713 72 <20
#945 51513 90 <20
#945 51513-2 91 <20
#2850 77279 <40 <20
April 2013 #945 30613 29 <13
#945 30713 45 <13
#2850 76934 83 <13
February 2013 #945 11813 57 <13
#945 12113 53 <13
October 2012 #945 83112 <60 <30
#945 91312 82 <30
September 2012 #945 80912 44 <20
#945 81412 <40 <20
#2850 75295 58 <20
July 2012 #945 60912 <50 <25
#945 62712 <40 <20
#945 62812 <40 <20
#945 72512 <40 <20
#2850 74548 <40 <20
#2850 75121 47 <15
June 2012 #2850 74629 66 <10
#2850 74663 54 <11
May 2012 #945 50712 53 <15
#2850 74454 46 <15
March 2012 #945 10312 <40 <20
#945 11712 36 <20
#945 20912 <50 <20
November 2011 #945 101311 <50 <25
#945 102711 59 <25
#945 111011 33 <15
September 2011 #945 82611 <50 <25
#2850 72682 <50 <25
#2850 72818 76 <20
July 2011 #945 71111 <50 <25
#2850 70946 <50 <25
June 2011 #945 42511 <80 <40
#945 60611 80 <40
#2850 71435 110 <40
April 2011 #945 22111 <40 <20
#945 31611 42 <15
#2850 70526 89 <25
#2850 70866 94 <20
February 2011 #2850 70737 100 <40
January 2011 #945 102810 <50 <25
#945 122810 <50 <25
#2850 OR8A70426 75 <20
November 2010 #945 100510 58 <25
#945 101410 54 <20
#945 83010 88 <25
#2850 69489 87 <25
July 2010 #945 52410 43 <2.8
#945 70610 48 <5.0
May 2010 #945 50410 41 <1.4
#2850 68956 61 <2.3
April 2010 #945 40910 63.8 <12
March 2010 #945 30210 52
February 2010 #945 20510 <50 <25
#945 20810 40 <20
January 2010 #945 11510 50 <30
December 2009 #945 121009 44
November 2009 #2850 8661 150
October 2009 #945 100109 9
September 2009 #2850 66082 100
August 2009 #945 82009 40
July 2009 #945 71109 40
#945 71709 40
June 2009 #945 61209 20
#2850 65907 200
May 2009 #2850 101546 100
April 2009 #2850 101746 200
March 2009 #2850 65463 300
#2850 65612 200
February 2009 #2850 64891 210 <40
January 2009 #2850 64392 400
#2850 64428 200
November 2008 #2850 63520 200
#2850 63916 300
October 2008 #2850 63855 400
#2850 64120 200
September 2008 #2850 63750 200
#2850 63855 400
August 2008 #2850 61333 200
#2850 61333 200
#2850 63750 200
#10125 58 250
July 2008 #2850 61333 200
#2850 62712 200
June 2008 #2850 62712 200
May 2008 #2850 7893 20
#2850 8140 190
#2850 8141 210
#2850 8142 230
#2850 8143 160
April 2008 #2850 61297 20
#2850 61333 20
#2850 8140 10
March 2008 #2850 7897 10
March 2008 #2850 7896 20
December 2007 #2850 7893 20
#2850 7897 10
#2850 7899 20
#2850 7900 110
November 2007 #2850 7898 10
#2850 7900 110
October 2007 #5775 7823 98
#5775 7876, 7872 97
#5775 7876, 7880 98
September 2007 #2850 7791 40
August 2007 #2850 7723 60
#2850 7723 40
#10125 14 300
July 2007 #2850 7651 160
#2850 7652 100
#2850 7653 160
June 2007 #2850 7648 150
#2850 7649 90
#2850 7651 160
#2850 7654 190
#2850 7655 120
May 2007 #2850 7642 160
#2850 7644 140
#2850 7650 100
#2850 7651 160
#2850 7653 160
#2850 7655 120
April 2007 #2850 7642 160
April 2007 #2850 7649 90
#2850 7651 160
#2850 7652 100
#2850 7653 400
March 2007 #2850 447402 370
February 2007 #10125 1395 100
January 2007 #2850 58804 400
#8625 20965 213
#10125 06M240483 88
November 2006 #8625 20828 311
August 2006 #2850 7353 450
#2850 7357 160
May 2006 #2850 7039 120
#2850 7047 410
#2850 7049 360
#2850 7049 360
#2850 7051 160
#2850 7052 150
November 2005 #2850 388965 190
December 2004 #2850 383032 30
#2850 385700 300
#2850 385701 320
#2850 385702 200
#2850 385703 130
#2850 385879 140
#2850 385880 140
#2850 480589 40
February 2003 #5775 5935 129
#5775 5936 129