Author Archive | Tamara

#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex OvenChef Roaster

This Duralex OvenChef clear glass rectangular roaster was shipped to me new in 2014 (sent to me for testing directly by the manufacturer).  It tested negative for lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to this […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Marine Blue Tumbler

These Duralex Picardie blue (“Marine”) tumblers were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to these exact glasses! http://amzn.to/2Deha8W Would you like […]

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Information! Corning Patterns and Production Years

I just did a little google search for Corning Ware patterns and came up with this lovely website that has some interesting information, especially when looking to which years (and specifically – how recently) Corning Ware patterns had high levels of lead! I took screenshots of the patterns I have tested and if you click […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Amber Picardie Tumbler

These Duralex Picardie amber glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, mercury and arsenic when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here is my Amazon affiliate link* to these exact glasses!  http://amzn.to/2D4jb3Y Would you like […]

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#Leaded: Vintage French Clear Arcoroc Juice Glass

Small vintage clear glass Arcoroc juice glass. Made in France. Tested positive for lead with an XRF instrument for 223 ppm lead. Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to similar, modern (“Made in France”) lead-free glasses (#SaferChoices!): http://amzn.to/2DhXhNY http://amzn.to/2Dvym7m http://amzn.to/2D4q9Gt I would LOVE to test THESE to confirm that they are lead free! http://amzn.to/2D33Wsj More […]

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#LeadFree: Clear Glass Dish from Walmart

Newer clear glass plate (tested in 2014), purchased at Walmart. #LeadFREE! Non-detect for lead when tested with an XRF instrument. (Lemon included for size!) Here are some Amazon links* to similar lead-free clear-glass choices on Amazon: 1) http://amzn.to/2D5DhL6 2) http://amzn.to/2DfxTZb 3) http://amzn.to/2myQWTU Would you like to see more test results like this? Please help me […]

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#LeadFree: New (2014) Duralex Picardie Glasses

These Duralex Picardie glasses were new (shipped to me for testing directly by the manufacturer) in 2014.  They tested negative for lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and barium when tested with an XRF instrument. I love responsible companies who ship me stuff for testing directly! Here are some Amazon affiliate links* to these exact glasses as […]

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#LeadSafeSmoking, 420 friendly

Now that cannabis is legal in several states, many people are experimenting with different ways of enjoying it – with smoking still being the most popular. People exploring this often search for the perfect vape, water pipe, bong or other “tools of the trade”. Some folks like sticking with a more traditional “smoking pipe”, and […]

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2018; “It’s got to get better in a little while”

A New Year’s reflection on surviving the nightmare (2017) with our dreams (for 2018 and beyond) intact by listening to “God” By Leonard Rubin – “It’s got to get better in a little while” – Like many musicians who grew up in the rockin’, psychedelic late ’60’s – early ’70’s (I was born in 1958), I tend […]

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